Defense Committee Meeting – 21st August 2020
AMCHAM’s Defense Committee met on August 21st in New Delhi. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Michael Koch, Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Vice President – India, Boeing Defense, Space & Security and co-chaired by Mr. Nik Khanna, Co-Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Managing Director, India, BAE Systems and Mr. Gaurav Mehndiratta, Co-Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM an Partner and Head –North India, Corporate & International Tax, KPMG India. From the U.S. Embassy, Capt. Daniel Fillion, Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, attended the meeting.
The team formally welcomed him as the USG chairman on the AMCHAM Defense Committee. AMCHAM welcomed members and kicked off discussions by receiving a read out of the recently concluded India-U.S. Defense Policy Group (DPG) in Washington D.C. The team finalized the agenda for upcoming meetings with the Ministry of Defence officials in the coming days. Details on future AMCHAM events in the defense space was shared with members for blocking their calendars. Upcoming industry engagements and events at DefExpo 2020 were also discussed.