Frank Kellenberg


Vice President, Global Head of Culture & Inclusion – SANDOZ


Frank Kellenberg is an accomplished HR leader renowned for pioneering innovative and impactful solutions for individuals and organizations. His expertise spans Culture & DEI, talent management, executive & leadership development, HR business partnering, and learning. With extensive international leadership experience, Frank’s current role as Vice President and Global Head of Culture & Inclusion at Sandoz involves spearheading the DEI strategy, nurturing an inclusive culture, and facilitating Sandoz’s transition to a standalone entity. Prior, as the Global Head of Organizational Development & Inclusion at Sandoz, he successfully addressed enterprise-wide organizational challenges while driving the D&I agenda. His career also includes pivotal roles at Novartis, where he directed HR strategies aligned with business objectives and orchestrated talent management, leadership development, D&I, and cultural initiatives. Frank, a self-employed Coach & Consultant, embodies expertise in organizational effectiveness, diversity & inclusion, and organizational development, reflecting a career dedicated to transformative HR practices.


May 14, 2024 11:35 AM

The Power of Discomfort: Transforming Challenges into Collective Growth

At Sandoz, we believe great leadership is more than just celebrating diversity. It is also about confronting and learning from uncomfortable truths about inequality and exclusion. By addressing these issues head-on, we not only foster genuine connections and understanding, but also transform challenges into collective growth.

  • Development through discomfort: Embracing the uncomfortable truths
  • Overcoming barriers: Using insights about inequality and exclusion
  • Five strategic steps: Cultivating a welcoming culture
  • Rehumanizing leadership: Navigating cultural shifts for a more inclusive work environment

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