Singapore Career Business Leader
Sid has a multi-dimensional HR and business leadership experience that spans across the corporate and consulting environments in India, Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Sid is also the Workforce Analytics & Data Science Leader of Singapore.
He started his career in compensation consulting with the Indian operations of a global HR consulting firm that culminated with him being the Practice Leader of their Australian business in 2006. Sid was then attracted to join a leadership team that was being brought together to transform a USD 20 billion large global high-technology company with 120,000 employees in Asia. His first assignment as the Asia-Pac leader for the Total Rewards function was to establish the infrastructure to drive market based and performance related pay decisions in 25 business units with highly varied pay systems across 8 countries in Asia. He successfully engaged with several business and HR stakeholders to not only own the new system but also participate in its design to embed a sustainable operational model. His next assignment as the Global HR-Business partner involved the integration of a German acquisition that spanned across US, Brazil, China and Malaysia. As the Total Rewards and HR Operations leader, Sid led a large scale implementation of WorkDay across 16 Asian countries in 9 months.
In 2011, Sid took on the business leadership role for a global HR Consulting firm and turned around their Singapore business in three years. Under his leadership the business experienced a revenue growth of 35% and profitability growth of 50%. In 2014 he took a 10-months sabbatical to gain experience and technical knowledge to apply data science to workforce solutions.
He holds a Masters in Business Analytics from the Stern School of Business in New York University and a First class in B.Sc. Honors – Mathematical Statistics from Hindu College, Delhi University, India.