As the new Chief People Officer of a multi-stage global investment firm, Sandi Sadek will be in charge of developing the internal people development initiatives for B Capital’s over 130 global employees and focus on helping the team scale to attract diverse talent globally. She will also advise B Capital’s 120+ portfolio companies on their leadership and talent initiatives.
Sandi Sadek’s Track Record
Sadek is a seasoned HR professional with her 20 years’ experience leading people strategies in the finance, technology and consulting sectors. She has led many people-related change initiatives under her senior positions at Mercer, Merrill Lynch, Bank of America and Credit Suisse and. The most notable among these was the merger of Bank America and Merrill Lynch for SE Asia as well as the integration with Julius Baer for Asia Pacific.
Sadek is also the co-founder of an entrepreneurial venture floweraddict.com which has been rated for three consecutive years as ‘Singapore’s Leading Online Florist’. Her expertise in this venture and her location in Asia puts her right in the middle of B Capital’s rapidly expanding presence in the region.
B Capital Chief Operating Officer Ted Hill has expressed his excitement at the new appointment, “B Capital invests in companies transforming large traditional industries across borders and geographies, at the core of this lies a global team of seasoned experts. At a time when HR is strategically more important than ever, we very much look forward to this next chapter of growth with Sandi as our Chief People Officer. Sandi will advance our efforts to attract and develop the best talent in the industry and shape our employee engagement and culture.”
What does this mean for B Capital?
B Capital Group is a multi-stage, international investment firm founded in 2015. It invests in enterprise software, consumer enablement, financial services, healthcare, and industrial and transportation companies. The firm helps founders navigate business challenges, raise capital, and attract talented leadership at every stage of the startup lifecycle. Recognized as one of the most diverse venture capital firms, B Capital has broad ethnic and gender diversity across its leadership team. Sandi’s appointment in the newly created position will help strengthen the company’s emphasis on people development through international expansion.