On September 16th, AMCHAM organized the first Defense Committee meeting under the new chairmanship for 2020-2021. The meeting was chaired by Mr. William L. Blair, Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Vice President and Chief Executive, Lockheed Martin India Private Limited and co-chaired by Mr. Nik Khanna, Co-Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Managing Director, India, BAE Systems, Mr. Michael Koch, Co-Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Vice President, Boeing Defense, Space & Security and Mr. Gaurav Mehndiratta, Co-Chairman – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Partner and Head – North India, Corporate & International Tax, KPMG India. CAPT Daniel Fillion, Honorary USG Chair – Defense Committee, AMCHAM and Chief, Office of Defense Cooperation, U.S. Embassy, joined the meeting. The participants of the Defense Committee were briefed by CAPT Fillion on the recently concluded DTTI Forum and the previously concluded DTTI Industry Collaboration Forum (ICF). Other discussion items were on leadership engagements and Aero India 2021.


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