Arun M Kumar, an Indian-American and a former Obama Administration official, has been elected as a member of a top US think-tank, the Council on Foreign Relations.
Currently chairman and CEO of KPMG in India, Kumar, 66, served as a top US commercial diplomat in the Obama Administration.
In his role as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets and Director General of the US and Foreign Commercial Service, he led the trade and investment promotion efforts for the US Government.
“We take pride in Arun’s election as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), which has been an influential voice in international relations not just in the US, but across the globe,” said Bill Thomas, chairman of KPMG International. The Council aims to offer a balanced and nuanced study of foreign policy globally. – PTI