Ritu ShrivastavSenior Director Human Resources at Gilead Sciences
Ritu, Senior Director HR at Gilead Sciences, champions the Gilead’s philosophy of “building businesses through creating empowered resource groups at work”.
She is an experienced HR Leader across industries of Insurance, Manufacturing and Hi-tech. Ritu has seen success by blending quality HR experience with legal expertise to bring fresh perspectives to the Gilead business.
Having led the Employee Relations, Compensation and Benefits along with a global experience of working with C-Suite and senior leaders globally, Ritu is now championing Gilead’s core values to build and implement innovative business-centric people solutions. She has been establishing foundational values to implement flagship Diversity & Inclusion initiatives at Gilead. Some of the programs created are Diversity of thought, GLOBE (Gilead Leadership Organization of Black Employees), LGBT alliance and WG (Women in Gilead) and WiT (Women in Tech)
In 2019, she supported and co-led initiatives that led to Forbes naming Gilead one of 2019’s Best Employer’s for Diversity and in 2018 Gilead landed with a top score of 100% on Human Rights Campaign 2018 Corporate Equity Index (CEI), a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ employees. As an HR Leader taking tremendous pride in this important work, focused to ushering Gilead and the HR domain to an improved world of positive difference.