Subarna Malakar

Vice President and Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, North America and Global Specialty Care, Sanofi  

Subarna Malakar is the Vice President and Head of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) for Sanofi North America and Global Specialty Care, supporting employees globally and locally. He is a member of the North America and Global Specialty Care People and Culture Leadership Team and the Global Diversity, Experience and Culture Team.  

He also serves as an Advisory Member of the U.S. and Canadian Executive DE&I Councils for Sanofi.  

In his current role, Subarna builds the DE&I foundation and leads a comprehensive and measurable diversity, equity and inclusion strategy integrated with the overall business, community, and talent strategies. He drives Global DE&I strategy and initiatives to embrace and leverage diversity within the organization, supports Sanofi’s diverse patient and customer base, and achieves the Company’s overall purpose and vision.  

Before Sanofi, Subarna was with FMC Corporation as Global Diversity & Inclusion Officer and at Ahold Delhaize as Vice President and Global Chief Diversity Officer. He has more than 25 years of professional experience with 17 years in diversity, equity & inclusion, corporate social responsibility, culture change management, organizational development, and project management working for global companies, including Thomson Reuters, Unilever, and Sodexo. He has lived and worked in Germany, the Netherlands, and Singapore.  

Subarna holds an MBA from Temple University: Fox School of Business, a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland, a Certificate in Leadership Academy from Harvard Business School, and Certificate in Leadership in Health Equity from Harvard University Chan School of Public Health. He is a board member for the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4CP) Global Chief Diversity Officers Board.  

Subarna is a U.S. Army veteran and resides in Pennsylvania with his wife and daughter.