Emma Walmsley becomes the 7th woman in FTSE 100

Emma has been a member of GSK’s top executive team since 2011 and previously was at L’Oréal for 17 years and has worked in the UK, Europe, China and the US. Walmsley’s strong background in consumer goods means the emphasis of the business is likely to shift markedly under her stewardship; and despite investors criticism that she is an insider, her diverse background will possibly be instrumental in helping to turn the company around.

Watch her interview below