The presence of women on Prim’s Board of Directors has risen considerably in recent years, going from a percentage of 14% in 2019 to the current 44%. This participation places the company among the 10 listed firms that already exceed the new
Parity target established by the National Securities Market Commission (CNMV) for next year 2022. This percentage is set at at least 40% of female presence on the Boards of Directors.
Prim has been one of the first Spanish companies to adapt its statutes and internal regulations to the new recommendations and standards of the Code of
Good Governance of Listed Companies, in its June 2020 version.
In relation to equality, according to the Report on Women Directors, prepared by the IESE Business School and the consulting firm Atrevia, Prim occupies the fifth position on the list of listed companies with the highest percentage of women in the company’s highest management body. Compared to 44% of women on the Board of Prim, the average in the Ibex 35 stands at 31.2% and reaches 25.78% among companies in the continuous market.
According to company sources, “the presence of women on Prim’s Board of Directors is one more example of the Group’s firm commitment to effective equal opportunities, which translates into policies of conciliation and professional, personal and social development of These actions in favor of equality have earned the Group the EFR seal of Family Responsible Company, granted during the past year 2020.
The EFR is a certificate issued by the Másfamilia Foundation, which has the support of the Ministry of Health, Consumption and Social Welfare and is an initiative recognized as “good practice” by the United Nations. Currently, Prim has a 12-member Equality Commission, which monitors the initiatives that are developed within the framework of the II Equality Plan, established for the period 2017-2021.
Last year, Prim submitted its equality plan to an external evaluation to determine the degree of compliance with the program. This analysis showed important advances in terms of remuneration (83%), bullying prevention (94%) and occupational health (83%), among others. In January 2022, the Group will implement its III Equality Plan to continue improving aspects related to work-life balance, promotion, access to employment and training.
The Spanish private equity business group, a benchmark in the market for hospital supplies and orthopedics, has the following board of directors: Lucía Comenge, president; Jorge Prim Martínez First Vice President; Enrique Giménez-Reyna, Second Vice President; Belén Amatriaín, member;
Ignacio Arráez, member; María Elena García Becerril, member;
Carolina Guisasola, member; Luis Pozo, member; Ignacio Prim Martínez, member; Rafael Alonso Dregi, non-director secretary.