Hyderabad Chapter Sports 2019 September – November 2019

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Hyderabad Chapter Sports 2019 – September – December 2019

AMCHAM’s Hyderabad Chapter Sports 2019 began on September 21st with cricket, followed by basketball. This is an opportunity for the employees of member companies to have some healthy competition. Badminton was held in on November 2nd and 3rd and table tennis on November 9th and 10th. Volleyball was scheduled for October but has been postponed to December due to ground conditions. This year a total of 28 companies have participated in this sports edition.

 

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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.

Knowledge Sharing Session on Government e-Market Place (GeM) with Mr. Bhaskar Choradia, DCEO, Government e-Market Place, Government of India – An Initiative of the Supply Chain & Logistics Committee 27th November 2019

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Knowledge Sharing Session on Government e-Market Place (GeM) with Mr. Bhaskar Choradia, DCEO, Government e-Market Place, Government of India – An Initiative of the Supply Chain & Logistics Committee – 27th November 2019

On 27th November, AMCHAM’s Supply Chain and Logistics Committee organized a knowledge sharing session on Government e-Market Place (GeM). The session began with opening remarks by Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM India who also introduced the session speaker Mr. Bhaskar Choradia, DCEO, Government e-Market Place, Government of India. Through his welcome address, Mr. Praveen Gosain, Co-Chairman – Supply Chain and Logistics Committee, AMCHAM and Director (Supply Chain India), Corning Technologies India Private Limited, set the tone for the session and stated the need to partner with initiatives such as GeM for the growth of respective organizations and the country.

Through an insightful and detailed presentation Mr. Choradia highlighted the efficient, transparent and inclusive GeM business model. He further elaborated on the evolution and key stakeholders of GeM, advantages for buyers and sellers, its category driven catalogue system and tools and the multiple modes of learning to master the usage of GeM. The presentation was followed by an engaging Q&A session. The session ended with concluding remarks and a vote of thanks by Mr. Srinivasan Sarangapani, Director – Supply Chain, Timken India Limited.

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.

National Executive Board Meeting 20th November 2019

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National Executive Board Meeting – 20th November 2019

The third meeting of AMCHAM’s National Executive Board for 2019-2020 was held on November 20th, 2019 in Mumbai. Deputy Chief of Mission Edgard Kagan, U.S. Embassy and Consul General David J. Ranz, U.S. Consulate General Mumbai, addressed board members on the U.S-India partnership. With the elevation of the current Chairman and his moving back to the U.S., National Executive Board members elected Mr. Karan Bajwa, Managing Director and Regional General Manager India & South Asia, IBM India, as Chairman of AMCHAM. The agenda was taken up for discussion with participation from all members present.

 

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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 Signature Event – The India Opportunity: Accelerating Growth 20th November 2019

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Western Region Signature Event – The India Opportunity: Accelerating Growth – 20th November 2019

Global Uncertainties.’ The panellists included Mr. Thomas K. Montag, Chief Operating Officer and Member of Executive Management Team, Bank of America, Mr. Sanjay Nayar, CEO, KKR India and Mr. Nilesh Shah, Managing Director, Kotak Mahindra Asset Management. The session was moderated by Ms. Kaku Nakhate, Vice Chairperson, AMCHAM and President & Country Head, India, Bank of America N.A.

The next panel discussion was on ‘Diversity & Inclusion.’ The panel was represented by Consul General David J. Ranz, U.S. Consulate General Mumbai, Ms. Zainab Patel, Director Diversity & Inclusion, KPMG in India and Mr. Divyanshu Ganatra, Founder, Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation. The session was moderated by Mr. Sudhir Shenoy, Chairman – Western Region, AMCHAM and CEO, Dow Chemical International. The discussion was a deep and sobering realization of the need for corporates to build an inclusive workplace and provide equal opportunities for women, LGBTQ and differently abled individuals. The session was followed by a Q&A interaction.

The event concluded with a vote of thanks and closing remarks by Ms. Ranjana Khanna, Director General CEO, AMCHAM. The event was supported by gold sponsors: Dow Chemical International and Johnson & Johnson and bronze sponsors: Bank of America, N.A., Ernst & Young LLP, KPMG in India, Lubrizol Advanced Materials India, Resources Global Professionals (India) and UPS Express. The signature event concluded with networking and conversations over cocktails and dinner.

 

 

 

 

 

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.

Karnataka CEO Breakfast Morning – Risk Management & Internal Controls with Ms. Doreen Remmen, Senior Vice President Operations & CFO, IMA 19th November 2019

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Karnataka CEO Breakfast Morning – Risk Management & Internal Controls with Ms. Doreen Remmen, Senior Vice President Operations & CFO, IMA – 19th November 2019

On November 19th, AMCHAM’s Karnataka Chapter, in partnership with IMA, hosted the monthly edition of the CEO breakfast morning with guest speaker Ms. Doreen Remmen, CMA, CSCA, CAE, Senior Vice President Operations & Chief Financial Officer, IMA, on the topic of risk management and internal controls. The session focused on recognizing the importance of using a recognized control framework to assess the effectiveness of a company’s control over financial reporting and defining the roles and responsibilities within an organization related to internal control and the importance of aligned accountability. The session was attended by companies like Accenture, Aryaka Networks, PwC, Swagelok, Hewlett Packard and others.

 

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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.

Karnataka Chapter Annual Dinner 2019 16th November 2019

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Karnataka Chapter Annual Dinner 2019 – 16th November 2019

AMCHM’s Karnataka Chapter hosted the annual dinner on November 16th as an occasion to bring together members, potential new member companies, partners and supporters of the chapter. The event was sponsored by Indeed, Marqland and DBS Bank with Renaissance by Marriott Race Course Road as the venue partner and Pernod Ricard as the pouring partner. The event was attended by over a hundred guests with leadership from ChildFund, Accenture, Goldman Sachs, Saggezza, Hewlett Packard and more present. The event was an evening of networking along with a 45 minute session on tai chi and leadership by Mr. Soke Avinash followed by a performance by Fernandes Fusion.Mr. Soke Avinash followed by a performance by Fernandes Fusion.

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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.