Washington, August 22
A high US-based India-centric enterprise advocacy group will honour Mahindra group Chairman Anand Mahindra and Adobe Chairman and CEO Shantanu Narayen with its 2020 Leadership Awards in recognition of their exemplary imaginative and prescient in the direction of selling US-India bilateral ties.
The award, introduced on Friday, can be offered throughout the third Annual Leadership Summit, titled “US-India Week: Navigating New Challenges”, which is able to convene nearly from August 31, the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) mentioned.
The week-long programme, which is able to conclude on September 3, will embody a spread of strategic discussions between USISPF’s board members, which embody 21 Fortune 500 CEOs, and senior authorities officers from each the nations.
“We are delighted to confer the 2020 Leadership Awards to the two business leaders who have displayed tremendous leadership and ambition in strengthening the US-India bilateral economic partnership, especially at a time when the global economy is faced with uncertainties and businesses are forced to pivot from their core capabilities,” mentioned John Chambers, Chairman of the USISPF Board.
As a world centre of producing excellence with presence within the US, the Mahindra Group is a shining instance of a real win-win alternative for our bilateral ties with constructive influence within the lives of the American folks and throughout the American financial engine, he mentioned.
“Shantanu’s pioneering work in digital applied sciences, leveraging help to communities, and deep influence on start-ups have been of great worth to governments, civil society, and the general bilateral relationship. I can’t consider a extra consummate candidate for this award,” Chambers mentioned.
Earlier this week, the USISPF had introduced that the audio system on the summit would come with Vice President Mike Pence; External Affairs minister S Jaishankar; Commerce and Industry minister Piyush Goyal; US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster, Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu; and Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant.
The summit will spotlight areas of bilateral cooperation: commerce and funding relations; strategic vitality ties; India’s place in world provide chains, collaboration in fintech, healthcare, and expertise; and constructing a good tax regime to draw FDIs, amongst others, the USISPF mentioned. PTI