2013 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Results
At the AGM held on Friday, 7 June, 2013 a new team of Officers and Executive Committee were elected for a two year term for the Council.
Sunil Kaushal from the ANZ was elected Chair, Robert Barker, Sales Director of New Zealand Innovative Future Solutions Limited in Christchurch was elected Deputy Chair and Cemix Director Bhav Dhillon, was elected Treasurer
Immediate Past Chair is Wenceslaus Anthony, will continue as an EC member to provide continuity.
Elected to the Executive Committee (EC) were:
Pravin D’ Lima, Business Development Manager, Fresh Partners Pacific Limited (Auckland);
Dr Rick Ede, Chief Executive, Unitec (Auckland);
Matthew Findlay, General Manager, Aeronautical Business Development, Christchurch International
Kamal Ghose, Proctor and Senior Academic Marketing, Lincoln University (Christchurch);
Sameer Handa, Chief Executive, Patton Limited (Auckland);
Prince Kumar, Managing Director, Edex Academy New Zealand Limited (Auckland); and
Dinesh Naik, Tax Partner, KPMG (Auckland).
The India New Zealand Business Council (INZBC) has Chapters in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch
The Council has forged a strategic partnership with the ANZ Bank to promote meetings, seminars and other events in New Zealand and the Council has established a unique combination of working relationship with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Confederation of Indian Industry, the Associated Chamber of Commerce of India and the Punjab, Haryana & Delhi
Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHD).
The Council is a platform for its members and the larger business community to meet and exchange information with the officials of the Foreign Affairs and Trade Ministry (MFAT), New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), and the High Commissions of India and New Zealand (respectively in Wellington and Delhi) to benefit both Governments and businesses.