Ritika Singh
VP, Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Serta Simmons Bedding
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
email ritikas779@gmail.com
LinkedIn Profile
20+ years of Human Resources and Diversity and Inclusion strategy leader experience with Fortune 50, Dow 30 and Top 10 Diversity Inc. companies, including media, aerospace, manufacturing and financial services. Ritika is proficient in four languages.

Board Profile

Ritika currently serves on three cross-industry Chief Diversity Roundtables and is a sought our public speaker on human resources and diversity and inclusion expertise. Public Speaking opportunities: Ritika has been invited for public speaking to share D&I and ERG best practices at various cross-industry conferences and diversity meets such as The Network & Affinity Leadership Congress, NALC, NSHMBA CT ERG Summit, SHRM CT D&I Council,

Board Experience

Advisory Experience:

Ritika serves on the steering committee of Toward One Diversity

Active partner with CEO Action Pledge, serves on the key project taskforce

Serves on Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce of Greater Green Bay, WI

Serves on Milwaukee Chief Diversity Officer Roundtable

 

 

 

Professional Summary

Ritika’s experiences include leading Diversity and Inclusion Council in partnership with the CEO, setting the D&I strategy in partnership with the executive committee, developing human capital planning metrics, oversight of employee/business resource groups, leading strategic diversity recruiting, consulting on affirmative action plans and EEO compliance.

During her career, Ritika has had the opportunity to work closely with several national diversity organizations such as, National Black MBA Association, National Society of Hispanic MBA, Society of Women Engineers, ASCEND, INROADS, ALPFA, The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT).

Ritika takes pride in her distinctive and diverse background. She spent her childhood and early school years in India. She is a first generation US Citizen and is proficient in four languages. She holds an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Hartford CT and degree in Commerce and Finance from India.

Recognition & Awards

Awards and accolades:
In 2017, Ritika was recognized to receive The Diversity in Business Award, by The Daily Reporter and WI Law Journal

In 2016, Ritika and her team received, the Team Innovator of the Year Award, at CTHRA’s Excellence in HR Awards – For launching an innovative diversity and inclusion learning experience for employees at ESPN, called the D&I Playbook.

Personal

Mother of two, music lover, chef and a sports athlete in her past life. Passionate about diversity, inclusion and driving culture and engagement in the workforce.