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AXA hires head of D&I

Amit Singh will work on the firm's global strategy

AXA Investment Managers has appointed Amit Singh as head of inclusion, diversity and engagement.

Based in London, Singh is responsible for driving the design, development, implementation and evaluation of AXA IM’s inclusion and diversity strategy globally. He reports to Pascale Demont, global head of talent and transformation.

Singh has been with AXA IM since July 2015 where he was head of human resources for Asia and Japan. He began his career at AIESEC in 2002 where he was responsible for the functioning and management of the international internship programme, first at a country level in New Zealand and Slovakia and later at a global level in Rotterdam, Netherlands. In 2005, he joined DHL as global diversity assistant in Bonn, Germany and worked in a number of roles including senior HR analyst for the Asia Pacific region, head of talent management for India and head of HR for Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and director of HR performance and programs for Asia Pacific from 2013 to 2015.