DP Singh

VP & Head HR - - IBM India/South Asia

DP has 32 years of professional experience and he is currently the Vice President and Head HR for IBM India & South Asia. Prior to taking on this role, DP was the Human Resources Leader for Middle East and Africa, for IBM. And before that, DP was BU HR leader for Global process services for the BPO business delivered out of India, Philippines. In addition to this he was also the Area HR leader for IBM in North India.

DP got into IBM thru the acquisition of Daksh eServices in 2004 a leading BPO company in India. DP also has experience of managing his own HR Consulting entity for few years and during that period he was associated with the IT & ITEs sector in addition to other industries . His association with IT and ITES sector goes back to year 2000.

He was also for a short period Director - HR with Xansa Technology, a British Technology and Outsourcing Company which was later acquired by 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. Eicher was in manufacturing of Tractors, Light commercial vehicles and in Motorcycles.

He subsequently joined Montari Industries Ltd., a diversified agrochemical business that also had a Joint Venture with multinationals like Bausch & Lomb Inc., Bally of Switzerland, and Skata Inc. of Japan. This enabled him to gain an exposure to industries like eyewear, eye care, leather, and packaging. His last role with this organization was that of President - Corporate Affairs, managing Group HR, Legal, Company Secretarial work, and Merchant Exports, before he decided to branch off on his own.

A Law Graduate from Delhi University and 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