As Global COO and CFO at Huge, Raj Singhal has direct management responsibilities for all areas of Global Finance and Operations across all of Huge’s offices. These include P&L management, Strategic growth planning, Financial planning, Accounting, IT, Real Estate, Legal, Business Operations, Risk and M&A. Raj has been at Huge for 6 years and during that time, he has overseen the company’s dramatic growth and expansion to 12 cities around the world. Raj led the acquisition of Huge by Interpublic in 2008 and played a key role in the growth and development of Huge working side by side with Huge's management team. Raj enjoys working with Huge’s clients and leadership team to drive growth across all its capabilities and offices.
Prior to joining Huge as CFO in 2012, Raj was the SVP, Global Planning and Finance at Interpublic’s corporate group. Raj worked closely with the IPG Executive team and Board and was responsible for IPG's worldwide financial planning. Raj also spent significant time on key operational and strategic issues, including client financial matters, restructurings, compensation planning and capital investments, and working closely with Interpublic’s agencies. Raj has held various finance leadership positions across IPG and its agencies over the last 15 years.
Before joining IPG, Raj served as a M&A Investment Banker at various firms, where he advised clients on strategic financial matters. Raj started his career as a Mechanical Engineer and worked at Ford Motor Company in various engineering management roles, including being part of the Ford Mustang design team. Raj holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a MBA in Corporate Strategy and Finance from the University of Michigan’s Ross Business School.