Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, took over as FICCI President from Sandip Somany, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, HSIL Ltd, at the industry chamber's annual convention in New Delhi in December. She will be FICCI President for 2019-20.
In her message, Dr. Reddy said, "I look forward to an incredible year for FICCI and also for the country. At our just finished 92nd AGM, we have laid out a roadmap towards a $5 trillion economy for India. While we discussed and deliberated on various issues, the most important takeaway is that everybody is moving ahead with a sense of commitment on how to make it happen."
"That is what FICCI stands for - to be a definitive voice for the industry to assist in the growth and development of the country - and to do so in a manner that emboldens India and brings stature globally," she added.
The occasion also saw Uday Shankar's, President, The Walt Disney Company APAC & Chairman, Star & Disney India, elevation to the position of Senior Vice President, FICCI, and the induction of Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman & Managing Director, HUL as Vice President.