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Felixstowe boss signs Women in Maritime pledge

[ March 8, 2019   //   ]

Hutchison executive director, Clemence Cheng met with Maritime Minister, Nusrat Ghani today (8 March) – International Women’s Day – to confirm the Felixstowe operator’s support for the Women in Maritime initiative.
Speaking after a ceremonial signing of the Women in Maritime pledge in the House of Commons Library, Mr Cheng said: “The maritime sector has traditionally been male dominated. Until only a very few years ago there were many roles in the UK ports sector with no significant female presence and women still remain under-represented in many areas. At Hutchison Ports we are committed to improving our gender balance. As well as developing recruitment campaigns specifically targeted towards women, we are reviewing employment practices to see how we can expand flexible working to an increased number of roles.”

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