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DP Singh

Vice President and Head - HR, IBM India/ South Asia


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DP Singh is currently the Vice President and HR Head for IBM India and South Asia. A seasoned HR professional with ~32 years of experience in HR and Business. Prior to taking on this role, DP was the Human Resources Leader for IBM Middle East and Africa. DP has also been the BU HR Leader for IBM, Global Process Services, BPO Business, being delivered out of India and Philippines. In addition, he has also held the position of HR Leader for IBM in North India.

DP Singh got into IBM with the acquisition of DaksheServices in 2004. He also has entrepreneurial experience of managing his own HR Consultancy. During this period, he was associated with the IT & ITEs sector in addition to other industries. He was also Director - HR with Xansa Technology, a British Technology and Outsourcing Company which was later acquired by the French Company, Seteria. He began his career with the Eicher Group of Companies in India which is known for its strong HR practices in the automobile industry.

A Law Graduate from Delhi University, DP Singh additionally holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration (HR) from The University Business School, Chandigarh, India. He is actively involved in sharing his perspective on variety of HR subjects in various forums.

DP Singh is currently the chairperson AMCham HR Committee and an active member of "SHRM India Think Tank Forum."