Sunit Sinha appointed partner & head, people, performance & culture, KPMG India

Sinha was formerly associated with Accenture as MD


KPMG India has appointed Sunit Sinha as partner and head of people, performance and culture (PPC).

In his new role, Sinha will lead the human resources function — talent management and strategy, driving people culture and professional development — for KPMG, and will be based out of Gurugram.

Backed by over 23 years of experience, Sinha has expertise in organisation strategy and transformation, human-capital strategy and leadership development, organisation design, post-merger integration, culture transformation and HR transformation in a digital world.

Through the course of his career, he has held several high-level leadership positions, with the most recent stint being with Accenture Strategy as the managing director – talent and organisation practice.

There, he established large transformation engagements across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East. He also built global consulting capabilities in geographies, such as China, Indonesia and Latin America. Sinha has worked with Arthur Andersen and Mercer in the human capital space, M&A integration and talent consulting.

Arun M Kumar, chairman and CEO, KPMG India expressed his confidence in Sinha’s abilities, saying that his “knowledge, expertise and experience will further strengthen our human resources function”.

Sinha his eagerness to begin “contributing to the vision of making KPMG in India the ‘clear choice’ for professionals across the country.”

An alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur, from where he completed an MBA in human resources management, Sinha frequently publishes and is a well-known speaker at industry conferences. His most recent research paper is on the impact of cognitive computing on workforce productivity.

In recent years, Sinha has been an advocate and sponsor of using human-centred design thinking for solving complex problems in organisations. He is also actively involved in research around the future of work, human-machine collaboration and how to prepare leaders and organisations to thrive with these fundamental changes.

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