A new constitution, for the India Business & Professional Council (IBPC), has been approved by The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
A two-tier structure consisting of an apex governance board and an executive committee has been formed.
The governance board, which has been re-appointed for a period of three years, comprises governors Yusuffali M.A., chairman and managing director of Lulu Group International; Dr. B.R. Shetty, chairman NMC Healthcare; Dr. Azad Moopen, chairman of Aster DM Healthcare; P.N.C. Menon, founder, and chairman of Sobha Group; Mohan Valrani, senior vice-chairman and managing director of Al Shirawi Group; Vijay Malhotra, chairman of KPMG; and Suresh Kumar, chairman of Tricolour Values Group.
According to the sources, the President and Vice-President of the executive committee will be directly elected by the members in March 2019.
Seven focus group will be formed within IBPC to cover SME & Trading, banking, financial services, real estate and construction, education and health care, accounting and advisory services, manufacturing, shipping and logistics and technology and telecom.