Dr. Rohini Anand is the former Global SVP Corporate Responsibility and Global Chief Diversity Officer for Sodexo. In her role she was responsible for the strategic direction, implementation and alignment of Sodexo’s integrated global diversity and inclusion initiatives, as well as Sodexo’s corporate social responsibility and wellness strategies. Operating in 72 countries, Sodexo’s 460,000 employees serve 100 million customers each day.
Widely considered a leading expert on organizational change and diversity and inclusion, Dr. Anand has been featured in articles for CNBC, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, and the Washington Postand has appeared on CNN, Bloomberg and National Public Radio. Dr. Anand has been the recipient of many accolades including the Mosaic Woman Leadership Award, Ascend’s inaugural Excellence in Diversity & InclusionAward,and the Diversity Leadership Star Awardby Diversity Woman.
Dr. Anand received her PhD from the University of Michigan. She chairs the Catalyst Board of Advisors and serves on the boards of several organizations including the Galt Foundation, Community Wealth Partners, the National Organization on Disabilities (NOD) and Sodexo’s Stop Hunger Foundation. She also serves on the Charter Communications External Diversity and Inclusion Council.