Jagjit Singh joins PwC India as Human Capital Leader

Jagjit Singh joins PwC India as Human Capital Leader

New Delhi, 08 December 2014 – PwC India announced today that Jagjit Singh has joined as the Human Capital leader, taking over from Mark Driscoll who is completing his tenure in the Indian firm on 31 January 2015. Jagjit’s appointment will be with effect from 8 December 2014 to allow a handover to take place.

Prior to this assignment, Jagjit was the Country HR Director of DBOI (Deutsche Bank Operations International) Global Services Pvt Ltd.

Jagjit has 25 years of diverse and multi industry experience across all aspects of the HR function. Earlier he was the HR Director for Fidelity associate Colt Technology Services, where he managed the shared service centres across India and Barcelona . He has also worked with HSBC, Hindustan Unilever and the TATA group in various HR roles.

Deepak Kapoor, Chairman PwC network of entities in India said, “We are delighted to have Jagjit taking charge of our Human Capital team and driving our Human Capital strategy. His knowledge and experience will strengthen the firm's commitment to give our people the best workplace, diverse opportunities and a great learning environment. He will be able to build on the excellent work done by Mark Driscoll in his three years in India.

In the past, Jagjit has led organisation change and integration of people strategy with global business models, focussed on employee performance and engagement, innovation, work culture diversity and leadership development.

He is a MBA and likes community service, teaching, sports and agro-forestry.

Mark Driscoll, outgoing HC leader of PwC India said, “We are very happy to have Jagjit join us and I am personally excited by his decision to join us. His rich experience across all aspects of people management will complement our outstanding HC team as we continue to invest in our strategic priorities and further contribute to build our market leading position. I wish him a great future at PwC India.”

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