Inpact has appointed Arun Srinivasan as its global board chair for 2020–21. He will also serve as the association’s chair for Asia Pacific.

Srinivasan is a partner with Bangalore firm Vasan & Sampath and joined Inpact in 2000 and has served as a member of the Asia Pacific board since 2002. Outgoing Asia Pacific board chair, Chan Siew Wei will remain on the Inpact Asia Pacific and global boards.

In 2020, the Inpact global board will focus in 2020 on the development of a global communications strategy that incorporates activities from across the regions and ensures these are made available to all members. The aim will be to engage with employees across member firms, from senior partner to junior management.

Commenting on his appointment, Srinivasan said: “In this fast-changing world, it is essential that we adapt our service provision and communication to ensure that we remain relevant to all our members and their clients. I am delighted to take up the role of Global Board Chair and offer my grateful thanks to our outgoing Chair, Lena Fielder, for all her fantastic work.”