Sarita Nayyar

Sarita Nayyar
  • Managing Director, Head of Consumer Industries, World Economic Forum USA

BA (Hons) in Economics, St Stephen's College, University of Delhi; Master's in Management, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad; MBA, University of Michigan. Formerly: with Tata Exports, India; 18 years with Kraft Foods, including various business and marketing roles, innovation and new product development, and as Senior Vice-President and General Manager, large business unit. Since 2007, with World Economic Forum USA: manages USA operations, including finance, accounting, human resources and legal; as Head of Consumer Industry, leads global partnerships with companies in consumer industries; manages initiatives on critical global issues such as sustainable consumption, food security (New Vision for Agriculture and Grow Africa) and climate change. Former Member of the Board, ASCENT, a national non-profit organization for professional development and career advancement of multicultural women.