Abu Dhabi: NMC Health Care CEO and Executive Vice-Chairman Dr B R Shetty has been elected as the chairman of The Indian Business/Professional Group, the 25-year-old business group, which is also the most active of the 37 registered business groups of Abu Dhabi.
It has 200 members at present and in discussion and Dr Shetty addressing the meeting of the Group said that increasing the membership base was the need of the hour.
"We need to work in close collaboration with business groups locally and globally, bring in innovations. Corporate Social Responsibility too is an important area, that needs to be in top of priority list," he said adding that with the Group, he intends to strengthen the ties between India and UAE.
The Group will have LuLu Group MD Yusuf Ali as its Vice-Chairman.
Outgoing Chairman Mohan Jashnmal was present.
The new board members include Mohan Jashnmal (Chairman Emeritus), J R Ganga Ramani, Lachu Bhatia, Giridhar Whabi, Ganpat Sanghvi,. Sharadh Bhandary and K Muraleedharan.
The Board appointed an executive committee for a three-year term comprising of Sudhir Shetty, president; Padmanabha Acharya, vice president; Rajiv Shah, secretary; Sheheen P.V, treasurer along with Shafeena Yusuf Ali, Seema Shetty, Shefali Jashanmal, Shalini Gangaramani, Dr Jairam Aithal, Monika Sardana, Rohit Murlaya, Gaurav Varma and Saifee Rupawala.
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