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  • Elder Ambani in World Economic Forum Foundation Board

    Published on August 28, 2010

    Reliance Industries’ Chairman and Managing Director Mukesh Ambani is elected a Member to the Board of World Economic Forum.

    Others elected to the Board are Alcatel-Lucent’s CEO, Ben J Verwaayen and Zhu Min, Special Adviser, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and a former Deputy Governor, People’s Bank of China, a press release issued on Friday stated.

    World Economic Forum’s Founder and Executive Chairman, Klaus Schwab, said, “We are honoured to have three distinguished new Members of the Foundation Board. Mukesh Ambani will bring an extraordinary level of business acumen and his commitment to the ideals of the Forum. He has played a key role, especially related to the integration of India into all our activities.”

    “Ben Verwaayen has been a committed Member of the Forum for many years. His insightfulness and energy will be invaluable to the board. Zhu Min’s experiences at the highest level of Government and the financial sector will be similarly a great asset,” he said.

    The Foundation Board is composed of leaders from business, politics, academia and civil society who strongly identify themselves with the Forums mission to improve the state of the world and who make a valuable contribution to this mission through their involvement.