Bharti Enterprises chairman and Group CEO Sunil Bharti Mittal has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), one of the world’s oldest global business organisations.
“Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman and Group CEO, Bharti Enterprises has been appointed as the vice-chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC),” the company said in a statement.
Mittal becomes the third business person from India in the history of ICC to be appointed to this position.
As per the ICC procedure, any person appointed as vice-chairman goes on to become the chairman. Both, Late Bharat Ram as well as Late Hari Shankar Singhania were first appointed as VC and went on to take charge as chairman.
“ICC is playing an important role in driving global economic growth by reducing barriers to trade and economic opportunity. I look forward to working with the distinguished members of the ICC towards taking forward this agenda and addressing the needs of the international business community,” Mittal said. The ICC World
Council elected the new ICC leaders at a meeting held in Doha, Qatar.