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INDIA’S 2019 ELECTIONS: IMPLICATIONS FOR BUSINESS

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - Thursday, May 23, 2019
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Washington, DC

The results of India’s multi-week, phased national elections will be tallied and announced on May 23. The next Indian government will need to address critical issues such as data privacy, e-commerce, healthcare, urbanization, and mobility while maintaining a social safety net for India’s population of 1.3 billion citizens.

Please join Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and the U.S.-India Business Council for a timely discussion about India’s election results, with a focus on implications for companies doing business in India. The discussion will address expected trade and economic priorities of the next Indian government, and opportunities that might emerge from these priorities.

 

Featuring

Carlos Gutierrez

Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group

Secretary Gutierrez served as U.S. Secretary of Commerce under President George W. Bush. Previously, he was President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chair of Kellogg Company.

Nisha Biswal

President, U.S.-India Business Council

Ms. Biswal served as Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs in the U.S. Department of State from 2013-2017 and worked as Assistant Administrator for Asia at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

Pramath Sinha

Senior Counselor, Albright Stonebridge Group

Based in New Delhi, Mr. Sinha is the Founder and Managing Director of Indian media company 9.9 Insights. He spent 12 years as a Partner of McKinsey & Company advising clients in both North America and Asia.

 

Moderated by

Sumona Guha

Vice President, Albright Stonebridge Group

Ms. Guha served on the Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff with responsibility for South Asia. She also worked as Senior Director at the U.S.-India Business Council.