Diana Blankman Roberts


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Guidelines Committee, PQMD

Head, U.S. Corporate Social Responsibility
Sanofi U.S.

Diana has spent more than 25 years in both the corporate and non-profit sectors, with a demonstrated history leading the development and execution of strategic corporate social responsibility programs, community and stakeholder engagement, building impactful signature corporate and NGO partnerships, improving company visibility and reputation, global product donations, and internal and external communications.

 In her current role at Sanofi, Diana leads the U.S. corporate social responsibility function in which she is accountable for the building and implementation of a purpose-driven national CSR strategy, signature efforts, community relations, and employee and community engagement, that work to advance the company’s reputation, reflects its core mission and values, and drives results in support of the business.

 Prior to joining Sanofi, Diana served as the Senior Director of Corporate Sustainability and Social Impact for Novo Nordisk, responsible for building and overseeing its U.S. corporate citizenship efforts and implementation of its Triple Bottom Line and Shared Value programming.  Under her leadership, she developed and launched the company’s first formal U.S. corporate giving and community engagement platform that included several highly visible and impactful private/public partnerships.  During her tenure, her efforts resulted in the company being recognized with several awards for excellence in philanthropy and social responsibility including being named to Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Giving Back.

In addition, Diana served as the Director of Corporate Contributions and Community Outreach for Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, where she was responsible for championing the company’s corporate citizenship efforts.  Among her accomplishments, she built a comprehensive philanthropic and community relations program, created Wyeth’s first formal volunteer program; developed a global product donations program for the Consumer Healthcare business; and created the company’s first global Corporate Citizenship Report.

Diana is a graduate of Drew University in Madison, NJ, and received a Certificate in Corporate/Community Involvement from the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship. She is on the Board of Directors of Jersey Cares where she previously served as the organization’s President, and is a Founding Advisory Board member for the FDU Center of Excellence for Leadership, Governance and Philanthropy where she is also on the faculty.