Mallika Srinivasan, chairperson of Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE), one of India's and the world's leading tractor manufacturers, has been appointed to the Global Board ofthe U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC). She joins a prestigious list of CEOs and executives on USIBC’s 35-member Board.
Commenting on her induction to the board of USIBC,Mallika Srinivasan said: “USIBC has been the premiere voice of the industry, forging strong connections between businesses and governments in India and the USA. Fostering strong and inclusive growth in trade and investment relations between both the countries, USIBC has been a key catalyst of positive bilateral engagement and transformative reforms. With TAFE’s demonstrated belief in the benefits of a stronger economic cooperation between American and Indian corporates and our focus on mechanisation and agricultural development, I look forward to the opportunity of engaging effectively in USIBC’s initiatives towards a continuously strengthening eco-system that promotes stronger economic partnership between India and the US.”
Mallika Srinivasan is additionally on the boards of the AGCO Corporation,USA; Tata Steel and Tata Global Beverages. She is a member of the Executive Board of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, the Governing Boards of the Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, and Bharathidasan Institute of Management, Trichy.
Shekar Ayyar from VMware, Rajan Navani from Jetline Group of Companies and David Taghioff from Library Pictures International have also been appointed to the Global board of USIBC along with Mallika Srinivasan.
Formed in 1975 at the request of the U.S. and Indian governments, the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) represents top global companies operating across the United States and India. USIBC serves as the premier voice of industry, creating connections between businesses and governments in both countries. The Council works with members to identify, advance and advocate key policy priorities. Through its work, USIBC supports strong and inclusive growth in trade and investment relations between India and the United States.