Fireside Chat: “People Experience” is The Most Important Contribution HR Provides for Our Organizations

  • Discussing how understanding and fostering colleague health and wellbeing has evolved into a major facet of what the HR team brings to the company as a whole
  • Demonstrating the value of a purpose-driven culture for personal and professional growth, as well as a key driver of positive business outcomes
  • What does health equity mean, and how are HR professionals moving the needle on what companies do for their employees?
  • Illustrating how Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion foster a sense of belonging. What do the organizations that are great at DEIB all have in common? What lessons can we take from their examples?

Payal Sahni Becher
Chief People Experience Officer, EVP


Payal Sahni is Executive Vice President, Chief People Experience Officer, responsible for Pfizer’s global talent strategy, diversity and inclusion, total rewards and colleague experience.

In her prior role, Payal was the Senior Vice President, Human Resources, for Pfizer Biopharmaceuticals Group, leading the HR strategy for seven business units, as well as for the Corporate Affairs, Legal, Compliance and Chief Business Office functions.

Payal joined Pfizer Human Resources in 1997. Since then, she has held a number of Regional and Global HR Business Partner roles supporting the business around the world and has led the Talent Organization for Pfizer Global Supply. In addition, Payal has spearheaded numerous transformations as Pfizer evolved its business structure and has been instrumental in managing HR strategy for several mergers and acquisitions.

Payal holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Rider University and a Master of Arts in Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University.