National Executive Board Meeting – 16th September 2016
The third meeting of the National Executive Board of AmCham for the year 2016-17, under the chairmanship of Mr. Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India, was held on 16th September 2016 in Hyderabad.
Mr. John McCaslin, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs and Mr. George Sibley, Minister Counselor for Economic, Environment, Science and Technology Affairs, U.S. Embassy, briefed members post the U.S.-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue held on 30th August 2016 in New Delhi.
Mr. Rampraveen Swaminathan, Chairman, AmCham’s Manufacturing Committee, and Chairman & Managing Director, International Paper APPM Ltd., made a presentation highlighting the committee’s vision and objectives, broad focus areas/themes, and work plan for 2016-17, etc.
Mr. Sanjiv Navangul, Chairman, AmCham’s Pharmaceuticals Committee, and Managing Director – Janssen India, Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd., also made a presentation highlighting the market landscape characterized by challenges around government investments, regulatory, pricing and intellectual property; government’s multi-pronged approach to propel pharma sector growth; committee’s focus areas and key activities; issues faced and possible solutions, etc.