NEW YORK – The financial services industry is moving too slowly in recruiting and retaining women and minorities, particularly at the executive level, and it needs to hold itself accountable, FINRA chief executive Richard Ketchum said on Thursday.

“We have to be impatient and we have to demand accountability,” Ketchum said, speaking at the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association’s annual diversity conference. “We also from a senior level perspective have to stand up and admit where we have had successes and where were haven’t had successes.” 

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