SVP, Head of Brand Communications, Wells Fargo
An accomplished marketing and communications strategist, Sukhi Sahni’s career spans public, private and nonprofit sectors. Sukhi is passionate about reframing relationships between brands and their customers / consumers, prizing purpose, authenticity, poignancy, and connected conversation above all things. She believes that powerful storytelling is at the heart of good communication and draws on her training as a broadcast journalist to extract truths, push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Sukhi deeply values the relationships she’s built and cultivated over the years with journalists, bloggers and influencers – relationships that are core to the storytelling process.
Sukhi brings the energy of new practitioner with the finesse and fearlessness of a veteran to her daily practice. She currently holds the position of SVP, Head of Brand Communications at Wells Fargo, where she is leading change and brand transformation by driving Enterprise driven integrated storytelling, leveraging the PESO model, to build trust and brand favorability. Previously, Sukhi was the Head of Corporate Communications for the Credit Card and Retail Business at Capital One.
Sukhi was recently recognized as the Top Rising Future CCOs list. She is also recipient of the “Global Innovator 25 Award” and a top woman in PR through the “Top Women in PR Award”. When not busy with her day job, Sukhi enjoys learning from and teaching her Master’s students as an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown university.
Born and raised in India, Sukhi always brings a global perspective to her approach and thinking. She currently resides in metro Washington D.C. with her family.