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 Strategic growth planning, Global Operations, Finance, Accounting, IT, Real Estate, Legal, Talent, and M&A. Raj joined Huge in 2013 and has overseen the dramatic growth at Huge, including the expansion of the agency's global footprint with 12 offices in cities around the world.
Raj led the acquisition of Huge by Interpublic in 2008, where he played a key role in the development of Huge and worked side-by-side with the agency's management team. Raj enjoys partnering with Huge’s clients and leadership team to drive growth across all its capabilities and offices.
Over the last 16 years, Raj held various finance leadership positions across IPG and its agencies. Prior to joining Huge as CFO, he served as SVP, Global Planning, and Finance at Interpublic’s corporate group, where he worked closely with the IPG Executive team and Board. During that time, he 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.
Before joining IPG, Raj served as an M&A Investment Banker at various firms and advised clients on strategic financial matters. Raj started his career as a Mechanical Engineer at Ford Motor Company in various engineering management roles, including being part of the Ford Mustang design team.
Currently, Raj serves on the AdCouncil Board of Directors, helping lead social impact in the advertising industry. Raj holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Corporate Strategy and Finance from the University of Michigan’s Ross Business School.