Payal Sahni Becher

Executive Vice President, Chief People Experience Officer,


Leadership is leading with intention and purpose, ensuring that hard decisions are guided by compassion, and leveraging power to impact my community. As a woman and a mother, I have a responsibility to ensure I am leading by example.

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.

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