American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India

American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India

Coffee with Edgard – A Motivational Talk with Mr. Edgard Kagan, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in conversation with Mr. Salil Gupte, Chairman, AMCHAM – 18 September 2020

On September 18th, AMCHAM hosted a motivational session with Mr. Edgard Kagan, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in conversation with Mr. Salil Gupte, Chairman, AMCHAM and President, Boeing India. DCM Kagan discussed wide-ranging topics that included his family, career path and India experiences both in Mumbai and Delhi. He also discussed leadership characteristics that have proved to be essential during these uncertain COVID times. He shared how the U.S. mission was engaging with Indian government stakeholders, the story behind the arrangement of the repatriation flights, logistics challenges and many other highlights. He discussed best practices that a leader should embody and demonstrate to have a happy and mentally sound staff in an organization. An overarching takeaway — the need to protect and encourage a team to perform to the best of their abilities would be vital for continued success.

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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.