Goldman Sachs’ new director Kimberley Harris makes its board almost half female

Goldman Sachs Group Inc said on Monday that media lawyer Kimberley Harris would become its newest board member, a move that means nearly half of the Wall Street bank‘s board of directors will be women.

Harris is NBCUniversal Media’s general counsel and an executive vice president at the Comcast Corporation.

Her appointment comes as banks face growing calls to add diverse and women candidates to their top rungs of leadership.

The financial industry is almost entirely run by men,

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