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Feb 2019
Feb 2019

Dr Vivek Lall of Lockheed Martin to lead top US defense delegation to India

The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), with its executive mission led by Dr Vivek Lall, vice president of Lockheed Martin, will arrive with the largest US industry delegation at the Aero India 2019 in Bengaluru Feb 20-24, in order to strengthen defense and security partnerships between the United States and India.

The executive mission would comprise of senior executives from the United States’ premier aerospace & defense companies that include Raytheon, Textron, AECOM, General Atomics, Boeing, Harris, Telephonics, Northrop Grumman, BAE Systems and others. 

“We’re exploring unprecedented partnership opportunities,” says Dr. Vivek Lall, adding “Aero India 2019 is an ideal forum for Lockheed Martin and American industry to highlight new possibilities while drawing on a century of innovation and successful international partnerships in India and around the globe.”

Feb 2019

Venkee Sharma, CEO of PA-based Aquatech, picked for US-India forum

Venkee Sharma, the chief executive officer of Canonsburg, PA-based Aquatech International, has been appointed to the U.S.–India CEO Forum. Wilbur Ross, the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, made the announcement recently.

The forum is designed to foster dialog between the U.S. and India that would strengthen economic and commercial relationships.

Ross will co-chair the forum with Suresh Prabhu, India’s minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation.

Sharma, who will serve a two-year term, said in a news release: “It is an honor to be part of this CEO forum, which plays an important role in encouraging economic opportunities and strengthening important business relationships in both our countries.”

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