Leathwaite welcomes two new Non-Exec Directors to its Board

14 Nov 2022

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Global executive search firm, Leathwaite, has appointed two new Non-Exec Directors to its Board.

Recognised as one of the Most Influential Women in Leadership 2022 by March8 Top 100 Leaders, Beatriz Rodriguez has an impressive background in HR leadership across multiple geographies and industries. Currently SVP Talent and Inclusion & Diversity at Bayer, Beatriz has devoted her career to creating diverse and inclusive work environments, while ensuring individuals reach their full potential.

On her appointment, Beatriz said “I am honoured to join the board of Leathwaite and be part of the team’s visionary journey. I look forward to working alongside the board and management team in achieving the firm’s growth ambitions, excellence delivery and innovation journey to create meaningful change.”

Raashi Sikka, VP Global Diversity, Inclusion and Accessibility at Ubisoft, the second of the new appointments, has always played an active role in driving diversity and inclusion in the workplace and beyond. Raashi co-founded the Inclusion Company in 2020, a boutique D&I consulting firm, serves as an advisor to a seed stage venture capital fund (Capital T), and sits on the board of the mental health in gaming non-profit, Take This.

Raashi commented, “I am excited to join Leathwaite as one of its new Non-Exec Directors. I have been impressed by the dedication and desire to bring on new ideas and perspectives and I look forward to adding value to the work the teams at Leathwaite are driving over the course of the next few years”.

It’s such a pleasure to welcome Raashi and Beatriz to our Board. The fresh perspectives they both bring will be invaluable as we continue to grow and thrive as a business. I’m particularly looking forward to the benefit of their experience elevating our diversity, equity and inclusion strategies.