Anand Mahindra Appointed On The Board Of U.S.-India Business Council

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 11:54 Hrs
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WASHINGTON: Mahindra, chairman and managing director, Mahindra & Mahindra, Banmali Agrawala, president & CEO, South Asia, General Electric and Ellen Lord, president & CEO, Textron Systems have been appointed directors of U.S. India Business Council.

The appointment of the three was announced after the annual spring meeting of USIBC, the largest bilateral trade association in the U.S. comprised of 300 of the top-tier U.S. and Indian companies promoting India-U.S. commercial ties.

"Anand Mahindra, Ellen Lord, and Banmali Agrawala bring an excellent combination of both business and civic leadership experience to this position," said USIBC chairman and MasterCard president and ceo Ajay Banga.

"They will undoubtedly provide valuable leadership to USIBC and its members."

As members of the board of directors, Mahindra, Lord, and Agrawala will help promote the policy advocacy priorities of USIBC and advise members and senior USIBC staff on a wide range of topics, the announcement said.

They join a prestigious list of CEOs and executives on USIBC's board of directors.

"The U.S.-India Business Council and board of directors remain committed to advancing the partnership between the United States and India," said Banga.

"We stand dedicated to the lifting of FDI caps in important sectors like insurance and defence, and enhancing energy security," he said.
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Source: IANS
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