woensdag, augustus 29, 2018

Suresh Vazirani at the Global Assembly 2018Suresh Vazirani from Mumbai, India was unanimously appointed by Global Assembly of the International Association as the new President for IofC International (see photo below). He will start his three-year term on 1 September 2018.

Suresh Vazirani is a visionary, entrepreneurial and action-oriented person who grew up as one of eight children in a household without water or electricity. He was taken up and mentored by IofC, and as a young man worked full time with IofC for nine years. Then, with 50 rupees (appr. 4 dollar) in his pocket, he started Transasia Bio-Medical Ltd. This is a medical diagnostics firm that now does business in 100 countries. One of his original motivations was to help improve healthcare in India. Another was to prove that one could be successful in business in India by being honest and living according to IofC values.

In his acceptance speech Suresh Vazirani said he was humbled to be given the role of President and stressed that Initiatives of Change could leverage its global strengths and assets to make an even greater impact on the world. 

 

Foto van alle aanwezigen van de ledenvereniging van IofC International 2018