Industry Visit to Dow India Technology Centre – An Initiative of the Supply Chain & Logistics Committee 23rd August 2018

On 23rd August 2018 AMCHAM’s Supply Chain and Logistics Committee organized an industry visit to Dow India Technology Centre in Navi Mumbai as part of it’s Sharing and Learning Initiative. The day began with opening remarks by Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM, followed by welcome remarks by Mr. Milind Tailor, Co-Chairperson – Supply Chain & Logistics Committee, AMCHAM, and Head of Indirect Procurement & Electronic Security Asia Pacific, Diebold Nixdorf Private Limited. Mr. Alok Gautam, Country Logistics Leader – Supply Chain Operations, Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd., through a brief address, set the stage for the presentation, showcase and tour of Dow India’s state-of-the-art technology centre.

Before embarking on a tour of the centre, Mr. Padmadas Nair, R&D TSND Leader, Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd. shared a presentation that highlighted the various capabilities of the facility that encompassed the various businesses of Dow – industrial solutions, consumer solutions, coating materials, packaging and speciality plastics, polyurethanes and core R&D groups like materials engineering centre, engineering and process science and analytical science. Mr. Nair shed detailed insight into the queries that participants had during the interactive Q&A session.

With protective gear on, the participants were then ushered on a visit to the various laboratories within the facility. With highly skilled R&D professionals at the centre, the Dow India Technology Centre was indeed a world class facility providing cross industry solutions and offers. The event was well attended.

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Defense Committee Meeting 21st August 2018

AMCHAM’s Defense Committee met at the office of BAE Systems on August 21st, 2018 and discussed various issues ranging over the U.S. – India defense partnership. Captain Daniel Fillion, Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), U.S. Embassy, joined the meeting. Members introduced themselves and posed questions. The team deliberated upon the current status and implications of COMCASA, CAATSA, STA-1, 2+2 dialogue, Aero India and upcoming USG visits.

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By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.

Western Region Committee Meeting 20th August 2018

The 4th meeting of AMCHAM’s Western Region Committee (WRC) 2018 – 2019 was held on Monday, 20th August 2018. The meeting commenced with opening remarks by Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM India and welcome address by Mr. Mahesh Krishnamurti, Chairman – Western Region, AMCHAM and Managing Director, RGP India. Committee members actively discussed agenda points which included updates and next steps towards the upcoming exclusive interactive discussion with Ambassador Kenneth I. Juster and senior representatives of U.S. companies in India scheduled to be held on 26th September in Pune and AMCHAM’s WR signature event 2018 – ‘Opportunity in Volatility’ which is scheduled to be held on 6th December in Mumbai. The meeting concluded with Mr. Krishnamurti thanking committee members present for their participation and support.

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By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.

Meeting with Captain Daniel Fillion, Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC), U.S. Embassy 20th August 2018

Ms. Ranjana Khanna, Director General CEO, AMCHAM and Ms. Udaya Arun, Director – Aerospace & Defense, AMCHAM, met with Captain Daniel Fillion, Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation at his office on August 20th, 2018. Captain Fillion was briefed about AMCHAM and in particular the AMCHAM Defense Committee and its achievements. He was also requested to share his views on the U.S. – India defense partnership and upcoming USG delegation visits and meetings.

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By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.

6th AMCHAM Healthcare Conference Committee Meeting 20th August 2018

A meeting of the 6th AMCHAM Healthcare Conference Committee was held at the office of Medium Consulting, knowledge partner for the event, on August 20th, 2018. The panellists and keynote speakers for the event were finalized. The theme of the conference is ‘Changing Landscape in Healthcare: Challenges & Opportunities.’ The conference is slated to be held on September 28th, 2018 at the Westin Hyderabad. It is a full day conference covering the aspects of 1) delivery – creating right healthcare delivery models, 2) innovation – disrupting conventional business models, 3) investments – balancing profitability and affordability and 4) skilling – human resources the unfulfilled gap.

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By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.

Breakfast Meeting with a Delegation from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Ms. Mary Martin, Chief Counsel, Mr. Brandon Mooney, Deputy Chief Counsel and Mr. Rick Kessler, Senior Advisor and Staff Director for Energy and Environment 16th August 2018

American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of US Industry in India

Breakfast Meeting with a Delegation from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce: Ms. Mary Martin, Chief Counsel, Mr. Brandon Mooney, Deputy Chief Counsel and Mr. Rick Kessler, Senior Advisor and Staff Director for Energy and Environment
 – 16th August 2018

Membership

By joining AMCHAM India, you become part of an active and dynamic American business association with a membership base of more than 400 American companies in India. AMCHAM is an important voice for policy advocacy, a critical source for business intelligence, a vibrant platform for networking and expanding your business.