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Obama appoints Indian CEO Ajaypal Singh Banga to a key administrative post

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US President Barack Obama has appointed top Indian-American CEO Ajaypal Singh Banga as member of the Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations. This post is a key administrative position tasked with providing policy advice on international trade matters. Banga was an MBA from IIM-Ahmedabad.

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  • Ajaypal Singh Banga is the current President and Chief Executive Officer of MasterCard.
  • Banga was CEO of Citigroup Asia Pacific responsible for all businesses in the region.
  • He also served at PepsiCo Restaurants International India as Director for marketing and business development.
  • He studied B.A. in Economics from Delhi University.
  • Banga was awarded with Foreign Policy Association Medal in 2012.