Anita Sehgal currently serves as Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications for the Houston Astros. In her role, Anita provides strategic leadership for the ballclub’s advertising, marketing, communications, broadcasting and alumni relations, including support for a broad variety of sponsorship, ticket, special event and community initiatives.
Prior to joining the Astros, Anita spent over 20 years in various strategic marketing functions with organizations including FGL Sports, Best Buy and most recently Academy Sports + Outdoors. Hailing from Regina, Saskatchewan, Anita received a bachelor’s of business administration degree, with a focus in marketing and human resources, from the University of Regina. She plays an active role in several Houston-based organizations, including an Executive Committee Board Member of the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Houston, a Board Member of TDECU and of WISE Houston. She is also an active member of Brand 50. In 2016, Anita was honored as one of Houston’s Top 15 Business Women by the National Diversity Council. In 2018, Anita was honored again by the National Diversity Council as the National Business Woman of the Year. She also received honors in 2018 as one of Texas Executive Women’s Women on the Move.