By Yoshita Singh
New York, Jul 13 (PTI) The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), which announced that three new business executives have joined its Board of Directors, said their experience as leaders in healthcare, IT services and consulting, and private equity, will prove an asset in its work to create a "powerful bilateral partnership" between the United States and India.
In a statement on Tuesday, the Washington DC-based advocacy group announced that Chief Executive Officer of Varian, a Siemens Healthineers company, Chris Toth, Chairman and Managing Director of Cognizant India, Rajesh Nambiar and Managing Director (India), and Member, Executive Management Group, Warburg Pincus Vishal Mahadevia have joined the Board.
USISPF said their “experience as leaders in healthcare, IT services and consulting, and private equity, will prove an asset in our work to create a powerful bilateral partnership between the United States and India.”
Toth, commenting on his new role with USISPF, said the bilateral relationship between the United States and India is essential to driving continued progress and enabling breakthroughs in healthcare.
“I am honoured to join the USISPF board, where we will work together to deepen ties and expand access to advanced care.”
Nambiar said Cognizant is deeply committed to advancing digital technologies and innovations that improve people’s lives and help build a healthier, more sustainable, and inclusive world.
“I look forward to working closely with USISPF towards our shared goals and further strengthening the US-India partnership.”
Mahadevia said he is honoured to join the Board of Directors of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum.
“US-based private equity and venture capital funds have been playing an active role in nurturing the Indian startup landscape, and in helping build enterprises that have become Indian champions on the global stage,” Mahadevia said.
USISPF President and CEO Mukesh Aghi added that Varian, Cognizant and Warburg Pincus have expressed a strong commitment to the US-India partnership, and the new Board Members “will be an instrumental part of our ongoing engagement between the two countries.” PTI YAS RUP RUP