USIBC picks 10 biz leaders as new directors of its board

WASHINGTON: The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has named 10 business leaders who have vast experience of success in India and throughout the world as the new members of its board of directors.

The new batch of directors is an illustrious group with each new member bringing to the “USIBC board a unique and focused vision for advancing US-India commercial ties”, the trade association seeking deeper trade and commercial ties with India said

on Thursday.

“The US-India Business Council is delighted that such an esteemed group of professionals are willing to join forces under the banner of USIBC to advance US-India ties,” said USIBC president Ron Somers. “Their commitment is truly gratifying and I look forward to working with this distinguished group,” he added.

The new appointees are: Nelson W Cunningham of McLarty Associates; Bal G Das of InsCap; Admiral (retired) Walter F Doran of Raytheon; Brooks Entwistle of Goldman Sachs India; David P Good of Tata Sons Ltd.; V.S. Gopi Gopinath of AT&T; Lawrence Leibowitz of NYSE Euronext; Raj Nathan of Sybase; Shailesh Rao of Google and Manoj Singh of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. USIBC is hosted under the aegis of the US Chamber of Commerce, the world’s largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organisations of every size, sector and region of the world.