Global management consultancy Bain & Company announced today the appointment of Karan Singh as Asia Pacific head of Sustainability and Responsibility (S&R) practice, succeeding Brain Murphy, who will continue to lead the firm’s Asia Pacific Energy and Natural Resources practice.

François Faelli, Global Managing Partner of ESG at Bain, said:

“Sustainability is one of the most important themes of our time and no doubt Karan will be at the front and center leading our Asia Pacific clients to define bold ambitions and achieve extraordinary results that redefine industries in the energy transition. His strong leadership experience, entrepreneurial mindset and camaraderie with colleagues and clients make him a solid candidate for this role.”

Singh has been at Bain for more than 25 years, and was one of the founding partners who helped establish Bain’s India business in 2006. He has been serving most recently as Managing Partner for Bain India, and was formerly was leader of Bain’s Healthcare practice in Asia Pacific.

Singh said:

“S&R is a very important and rapidly evolving topic. I am honored at this opportunity and look forward to working with companies to embed ESG in their strategic priorities, and scaling Bain’s S&R practice in Asia Pacific.”

Satish Shankar, Asia Pacific Regional Managing Partner at Bain, added:

“I am confident that Karan will continue to bring his trademark boldness to this business-building mission. With his leadership, we aspire to build on the strong start in S&R and create many more client and people success stories in the ESG space.”

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