Santosh Singh

SVP, NA Corporate Functions of HR, Legal, Govt Affairs and Corporate Communication


Santosh Singh is the senior vice president for corporate function in North America for DENSO, a leading global mobility provider with over 23,000 employees in the region across 50 locations. He oversees Human Resources, Legal, Government Affairs and Corporate Communications groups in the region and serves as the North America chief compliance officer. He is based at the company’s regional headquarters in Southfield, Michigan.  Singh has 25 years of corporate leadership experience in the U.S., China and India, a dynamic background that bolsters his ability to lead teams across cultures and functions. Before DENSO, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Caterpillar Inc., where he led transformations in the company’s global R&D footprint, scaled business models, expanded team competence and increased employee engagement. Singh has completed the Advanced Management Program for proven business executives at the Harvard Business School, bachelor's in engineering from University of Madras and is accredited as a global professional in HR (GPHR). He is a steering committee member for MEMA's newly formed Center for Sustainability and a key member of Talent Action Team for the state of Michigan. He also served as the founding board member of United Way of Chennai and volunteers for social causes in the communities in which he serves and works.