Ilhiana Rojas Saldana

Ilhiana Rojas Saldana

Location: Barrington, RI

Biography

Ilhiana Rojas is a highly experienced business strategist with a global and multicultural background, having worked for Fortune 500 companies. Her expertise lies in driving transformative change through consumer understanding, developing breakthrough business strategies, and cultivating high-performing and engaging cultures. With over 20 years of executive experience at corporate headquarters in Mexico and the U.S., Ilhiana has held leadership positions at P&G, Hanesbrands, and Hasbro, gaining deep insights into consumers of diverse backgrounds. She has achieved double-digit growth and restored profitability to struggling businesses, demonstrating her calculated risk-taking approach. Ilhiana's accomplishments include receiving Walmart's ""Supplier of the Year"" award for developing a new product portfolio and earning a Marketing Innovation ""Inny"" Award for her executive leadership at Hasbro.

Currently, Ilhiana is a certified expert in inclusive leadership and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) best practices. She empowers and develops resilient, collaborative, and high-performing leaders and cultures. Ilhiana has successfully coached leaders at all levels and has implemented impactful coaching programs for over 2,500 professionals worldwide. She has also played a pivotal role in launching women's leadership development programs in Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

Ilhiana's contributions have earned her recognition and accolades. She has been named one of the Top 10 Inspiring Women to Watch in 2021 by the New York Journal and a 2021 Latina to Watch by ALPFA. Her achievements have been featured on NBC, FOX, and CBS affiliates. In 2020, she was honored as a Latinx Amplifier by Amplify LatinX and acknowledged for her extraordinary contributions by Social Enterprise Greenhouse. In 2022, she won the Stevie Gold Award for Women in Business, and in 2023, she was honored with the DEI Award from the P&G Alumni.

Niche Areas of Expertise

  • Career Development
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Executive Presence
  • Women & Leadership

Industry Experience

  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Education
  • Financial Services
  • Government
  • Healthcare Systems & Services
  • High Tech
  • Metals & Mining
  • Nonprofit
  • Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Education

  • Universidad Iberoamericana - BA, Chemical Engineering

Certifications

  • DiSC
  • The Predictive Index
  • AIIR Coaching Mindset Index
  • AIIR Team Effectiveness Survey
  • Cornell University - Diversity & Inclusion

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