Gender diversity

UOB director Lim Hwee Hua on breaking the old boys’ network

A conscious effort has to be made to break the “old boys’ network” in companies, United Overseas Bank (UOB) director Lim Hwee Hua told The Straits Times.

While firms here have put measures in place to help women advance in their careers and work flexibly when needed, she said old practices still have to change so more women can be included in management.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 11, 2019, with the headline 'Breaking the old boys’ network'. Subscribe