Purnachandra Rao new head of IACC

Purnachandra Rao Surapaneni, a Hyderabad-based ...

  • Mr Purnachandra Rao Surapaneni

Purnachandra Rao Surapaneni, a Hyderabad-based industrialist, has been elected as national President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC). He is the second Telugu entrepreneur to be elected as the head of the 52-year-old body. Surapaneni was elected unanimously at the first meeting of the IACC's newly-elected national governing board for 2020-2021.

According to a statement, Surapaneni brings with him rich experience and knowledge in the Indo-US bilateral trade. The 60-year-old is currently the managing director of Global Infovision Pvt Ltd. An expert in Indo-US bilateral trade, he was the national Vice President of the IACC in 2018-2020. His association with the IACC over many years will help to lead the chamber in the direction of further improving the Indo-US business relationship, the statement said. Responding to his election, Surapaneni outlined his goals and priorities that include improved trade activity by continuously engaging the members of the chamber with various business activities and closely working with the government. He also stated that the chamber will maintain a good relationship with US consulates and their commercial attaches in India.

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