Atul Singh, CEO Coca Cola India elected chairman of AMCHAM
26 April 2008
New Delhi: Atul Singh, president and CEO of Coca-Cola India has been unanimously elected as the chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in India.
This was announced in the 16th annual general meeting of AMCHAM India held at New Delhi today.
Virat Bhatia, managing director of telecom giant AT&T, along with Shyamal Mukherjee, director of Price WaterHouseCoopers (PWC) were also elected as the vice-chairman of AMCHAM India's Board of Directors.
GE India CEO T P Chopra was elected to the board for the year
The new minister of state foe telecom Jyotiraditya Scindia addressed the American business during the AMCHEM AGM today, calling for further participation of US Companies in inclusive and sustained growth of India.
Scindia said that this could only be possible by ensuring that every dollar invested was used for social reforms, irrespective of the rural – urban and income inequality divide. He also said that there was a need for India to sustain its high growth pattern over a longer period in order to maintain its economic momentum.