Kulshaan Singh takes up key role at Bangkok-based Charoen Pokphand Group

Former Mercer Singapore CEO made co-chief people officer at Thai conglomerate

Kulshaan Singh – Photo / CP Group website

Bangkok-based Charoen Pokphand Group Co., Ltd. (C.P. Group) has announced the appointment of Kulshaan Singh as Co-Chief People Officer (Co-CPO).

Kulshaan, who had stints as CEO at Mercer Singapore and MD at Aon Hewitt Southeast Asia, has more than two decades of global experience in the professional services and management consulting industry.

His area of expertise is in talent and leadership development, organisation change and human resources (HR) transformation, employee engagement and performance and talent management. Over the years, he has had experiences working with people across the globe and has lived in Thailand, Malaysia, India and Singapore, according to a statement from the company.

Kulshaan, who joined the group towards end-2017, will be responsible for building and managing group’s global employer brand as well as developing a strategy to build a world-class HR functions, the statement added.

CP Group engages in the businesses of agro-industry and food, marketing and distribution, and telecommunications in Thailand and internationally. Its agro-industry and food business includes farming of poultry, swine, and shrimps, according to Bloomberg.

It has now expanded into retail, telecommunication and media, e-commerce and digital, property development, plastics, automotive, finance and insurance, and pharmaceutical, accoding to information at the company’s website.

Kulshaan, who will work closely with Co-CPO Dr. Naris Thamkuekool, reports directly to CP Group CEO Suphachai Chearavanont.

“Kulshaan brings a tremendous track record in leading large-scale organization transformations and this will be invaluable in our quest to build a world-class HR function and enable us to recruit and develop the very best talent to support our strategic growth ambitions,” said Suphachai in the statement.

The Singapore national will be based in the C.P. Group headquarter in Bangkok.


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(Asia Samachar, 31 Jan 2017)


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