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Active promotion instead of quotas: How TÜV SÜD aims to place more women in leadership positions

Gabriele Sommer, head of the company’s HR department, on gender balance at TÜV SÜD.
Video: TÜV SÜD

In the early 1990s, Gabriele Sommer was one of just a few women experts at TÜV SÜD. The trained geologist has headed up the HR department at the company since 2011. Her goal: To significantly increase the number of women specialists at TÜV SÜD – and specifically promote opportunities for advancement for women within the company.