Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Biden Appoints Two Indian-Americans To Advisory Committee For Trade Policy And Negotiations – Usky News

Washington: US President Joe Biden on Friday named two Indian-Americans – Revathi Advaiti, CEO flexAnd Manish BapnaCEO of Natural Resources Defense Council — Advisory Committee For trade policy and negotiations.
On Friday, Biden announced his intention to appoint 14 people to the advisory committee, which provides overall policy advice to the United States Trade Representative on matters of development, implementation and administration of US trade policy.
These include the purposes and bargaining conditions of negotiations prior to entering into trade agreements, the effect of the implementation of trade agreements, matters relating to the operation of any trade agreement, and other matters arising in connection with the development, implementation, and administration. trade policy of the United States, the White House said.
Revathi Advaiti is the CEO of Flex, “the global manufacturing partner of choice that helps a diverse customer base design and build products to better the world”.
The White House said that since taking office in 2019, Advaiti has been responsible for setting the company’s strategic direction and leading Flex, which is defining a new era in manufacturing.
Prior to Flex, Advaiti was president and chief operating officer of the electrical sector business for Eaton, a company with over US$20 billion in sales and 102,000 employees.
She has also served in the electrical sector of Eaton, America and Honeywell, and serves on the boards of directors of Uber and
Advaiti is co-chair of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Advanced Manufacturing CEO Community and has joined the WEF Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders.
He was recognized on Fortune Most powerful women Named in Business List for four consecutive years and one of Business Today’s Most Powerful Women in India. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science and an MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Manish Bapna is the President and CEO of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), which has been behind many of the most important environmental milestones of the past half-century – from the creation of groundbreaking environmental laws to historic legal victories and foundational research the White House has championed. Said.
During his 25-year career, Bapna’s leadership roles have focused on tackling the root causes of poverty and climate change in ways that are equitable, sustainable and scalable. Most recently, he served as executive vice president and managing director of the World Resources Institute, a research organization focused on the intersection of the environment and human development, for more than 14 years.
An economist by training, he got his start at McKinsey & Company and the World Bank before pursuing a career in advocacy at the Bank Information Center. The White House said he has a master’s degree in Business and Political and Economic Development from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from MIT.


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