Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson of Bharat Hotels, on 20 December 2014 was elected as the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI).
She was elected as the President at the conclusion of the FICCI 87th annual general meeting.
She succeeded Sidharth Birla, Chairman of Xpro India Limited and Digjam Limited.
Also, Ambuja Neotia group Chairman Harshavardhan Neotia was elected Senior Vice President and Zydus Cadila Chairman Pankaj R. Patel as Vice President.
About Jyotsana Suri
Jyotsana Suri has been the Chairperson of the FICCI tourism committee since last five years and is the only Indian member on the International Executive Committee of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
Under her direction, FICCI introduced The Great India Travel Bazaar in the year 2008 and The Great Domestic Tourism Bazaar in the year 2011.
She has won many awards and accolades. Few among them includes
• Honorary Degree of Doctor of Laws from the Warwick University, the UK
• World Travel Market Global Award (2011)
• Asia’s Leading Woman in Hospitality Award at the Women in Leadership (WIL) Asia Awards 2012
About Harshavardhan Neotia
Harshavardhan Neotia is the Chairman of Ambuja Neotia Group. He was conferred with Padma Shri by the President of India in 1999 for his outstanding initiative in social housing. He was also honoured with YPO Legacy of Honour Award in 2005.
About Pankaj R. Patel
Pankaj R. Patel is the Chairman and Managing Director of Zydus Cadila - Cadila Healthcare Ltd. He is the Chairperson of the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata.
The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is an association of business organizations in India. The organisation was established in 1927, on the advice of Mahatma Gandhi by GD Birla and Purushottam Das Thakurdas.
It is the largest, oldest and the apex business organisation in India
When: 20 December 2014