Ashwani Dahiya moves to Wells Fargo HK as regional vice-president-HR


Dahiya has shifted base to Hong Kong.

Ashwani Dahiya has joined the financial service company, Wells Fargo, as regional VP, HR. He will be based out of Hong Kong. Wells Fargo is a diversifed, community-based fnancial services company with $1.9 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial financial services through more than 8,500 locations, 13,000 ATMs, online, and mobile devices.

Dahiya, in his previous stint, was global chief talent officer & head of HR (corporate). He quit Cipla in July. At Cipla, he was leading HR for all corporate functions and centres of excellence, for talent acquisition, talent management, performance & reward, leadership, learning & development, organisation effectiveness and employee engagement.

Dahiya had joined Cipla in September, 2016 from Reliance Industries, where he was senior VP and group head (HR & transformation). At Reliance, he was group HR leader and skip level to the chairman of Reliance Industries. He co-led large- scale organisation transformation driving meritocracy, empowerment and change to achieve unprecedented business performance at RIL.

This will be the second international stint for Dahiya, who is a postgraduate from XLRI, and an economics graduate from SRCC, Delhi. Dahiya has spent more than seven years in Singapore, as V-P HR, Japan, Asia Pacific and Australia, for American Express. Dahiya has spent a decade with American Express, where he joined as director-HR, rewards and business partner, in 2004. Three years later, he was shifted to Singapore.

At AmEx, he led significant organisation transformation efforts globally, which led to multi-million dollar contributions. His interventions impacted significant shareholder, customer and employee outcomes in Amex’s fastest growing markets in the world.

Earlier in his career, Dahiya has also worked with General Mills as HR manager for two years.

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