At Sanofi, Frank Rusko is the Diversity Lead for Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and his employer’s inclusion officer for Germany. He is a member of Generation X, cisgender, hetero, married, father and grandfather. His social background: working class. His ethnicity: half Hessian and half Carpathian German.
He gained cross-functional experience during his working life in the areas of production, finances, purchasing and HR. He has a degree in business administration (FH-Mainz) and an M.Sc. in Consumer Health Care (University Medicine Berlin – Charité), and is a systemic coach.
In recent years, he was able to implement a number of topics at Sanofi, including initiating an action plan to implement the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, launching a father network, developing Sanofi diversity weeks, introducing “Living and Working at Sanofi Awards” to promote role models with a number of categories (lived diversity, social responsibility, modern working and dream team), participating in the women and careers index, participating in PRIDE Champion “best workplaces” certification, and most recently kicking off a “Vereint in Vielfalt” diversity network.