Members of AMCHAM’s Western Region Committee met virtually on November 9th. The meeting commenced with opening remarks by Ms. Surabhi Wahal, Regional Director – Western Region, AMCHAM. She highlighted the key focus area of the Western Region and shared an overview of the meetings and events held in 2021.This was followed by welcome remarks by Ms. Kaku Nakhate, Vice Chair, AMCHAM and President & Country Head (India), Bank of America, N.A., Mr. Sarthak Ranade, Chairman – Western Region, AMCHAM and Managing Director – Janssen India, Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd. and Mr. Shailendra Jagtap, Vice Chairman – Western Region, AMCHAM and Managing Director & Country Manager, John Deere India Pvt. Ltd.

Through his special address, Mr. David J. Ranz, Consul General, U.S. Consulate General Mumbai briefed members on key developments in the U.S. administration and touched upon U.S.-India economic and trade relations. The newly appointed special invitees to the Western Region Committee – Ms. Tamarind Murrietta, Commercial Counselor, U.S. Consulate General Mumbai and Mr. Christopher J. Brown, Consul for Political and Economic Affairs, U.S. Consulate General Mumbai were warmly welcomed by the committee. Through their remarks, Ms. Murrietta and Mr. Brown shared brief insights on the focus areas and upcoming initiatives of the U.S. Consulate General Mumbai. As part of the agenda, the committee ideated and identified next steps for the Western Region signature event. The meeting closed with warm wishes for Diwali and a prosperous new year.

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