Leading enterprise application software company SAP announced the appointment of Sophia Leonora Mendelsohn as Chief Sustainability and Commercial Officer and Co-GM of SAP Sustainability, with responsibility for furthering SAP’s existing sustainability software solutions and corporate sustainability vision.

Mendelsohn joins SAP after serving as Chief Sustainability Officer and Global Head of ESG at professional services firm Cognizant. Prior to joining Cognizant in 2020, she held a variety of sustainability-related positions at JetBlue, including serving as the airline’s Chief Sustainability Officer and as Head of Sustainability and ESG.

In a social media post announcing the appointment, Mendelsohn said:

“Throughout my conversations with SAP, I was struck by the leadership’s vision of how climate and circularity are already interwoven into our future global economy, and therefore our customers’ success. This is a company where ‘commitment’ has matured into investment and strategy.”