American Chamber of Commerce elects Walmart India CEO as Chairperson


New Delhi: The American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) in India has announced Krish Iyer, President & CEO, Walmart India as chairperson of its National Executive Board. The election was made at the National Executive Board meeting on April 26, 2018. Iyer succeeds Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India, who served as AMCHAM chairperson from April 2016 to April 2018.

U.S. Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster is the Honorary President of AMCHAM India.

“We are delighted to have Mr. Krish Iyer on board. With over four decades of experience in varied fields such as finance, marketing, retail & general management, Krish brings significant management and leadership expertise to the table. Having him as Chairperson will help AMCHAM further enhance its role as a bridge builder between U.S. businesses in India and various stakeholders,” said Ranjana Khanna, Director General & CEO of AMCHAM.

The Board also elected Kaku Nakhate, President & Country Head (India), Bank of America and Arun Kumar, Chairman and CEO, KPMG in India, as Vice-Chairpersons and Atul Dhawan, Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP, as Secretary & Treasurer.