PernodRicard India (PRI), a global leader in the wine and spirit industry, has accelerated its commitment to building a diverse and inclusive workplace by introducing multiple high impact measures aimed at creating aculture that enables employees to feel safe, to thrive, and to bring their most authentic selves to work. Making definitive stridestowardsits diversity goals in recruitment across the organization – including diversity in the C-suite, women’s representation improved across all levels of the corporate pipeline at Pernod Ricard India in 2021.With these recent hires, a third of the leadership team at Pernod Ricard India now comprises of strong women leaders from diverse industries,and over 50% representation of women on the shop floor in most of its manufacturingsites in the South and East Zone.
In the recent months, Pernod Ricard India has welcomed several women at key leadership positions including, Nitu Bhushan – Chief Human Resources Officer; Bijoya Roy – General Counsel;Dimple Raisurana Kapur – Head, Corporate Communications, Yashika Singh – Head, Corporate Affairs, Sonam Jain, Head – Convivialité Ventures India, and Shikha Sayal – Head, East Zone.To further strengthen its data-led Insights & Analytics and Innovation strategy, the organization has appointed Minoo Phakey – Chief Innovation Officer; and Shelley Sengupta – Head, Insights.Representing strong,diverse voices and perspectives at the leadership level,the enhanced team continues to strengthen the company’s strategy and roadmap to create desired business and organizational outcomes.
Pernod Ricard India’s gender balance milestone follows a long-standing commitment to drive equality of all genders in the workplace. Inclusion& Diversityat Pernod Ricard is an organizational imperative and to further this agenda, the company has brought onboard one of India’s top voices on the subject, Zainab Patel as the Head of D&I. An out and proud Transgender woman, Zainab was a United Nations staff member focusing on human rights, gender equality and health in India and the Asia Pacific Region. She has filed multiple strategic litigations on gender-based violence, transgender person rights and marriage equality in India