Lloyds Bank Sets 40 Percent Target for Women Executives

Lloyds Banking Group Plc (LLOY) will appoint women for 40% of senior roles by 2020, lender says in e-mailed statement. *Says move part of commitment to better represent diversity of its customer base

*NOTE: Earlier today, Sky News reported Lloyds CEO will next week pledge targets for women executives, lending to small and medium-sized businesses, first-time house-buyers *NOTE: Jan. 18, U.K. Business Secretary Vince Cable Urges Top Companies to Add Women to Boards: Guardian

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