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Ex-US ambassador Vinai Thummalapally joins Cyient's board

Appointment became effective since April 20

BS Reporter  |  Hyderabad 

Vinai K Thummalapally
Former US Ambassador Vinai K Thummalapally. (Photo courtesy: Wikipedia)

on Monday announced that it has appointed former US Ambassador to its

Thummalapally, whose appointment became effective from April 20, will also be a part of the company's various committees including the Board's Leadership, Nomination and Remuneration and Diversity and Inclusion.

Expressing delight over the new appointment, B V R Mohan Reddy, founder and chairman of Cyient, said: "had a very successful track record in the corporate world and provided distinguished service to the US Government. I am confident that he will bring a significant new perspective and guidance to our Board's leadership team." 

Thummalapally was the US Ambassador to Belize from 2009 to 2013 and thereafter became the executive director of SelectUSA, a part of the International Trade Administration under the US Department of Commerce. He has also worked in the MAM-A Inc, formerly called the Mitsui Advanced Media, as the company's President.