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Trump to appoint Indian American Prem Parameswaran to US advisory committee

So far, Trump has nominated or appointed more than three dozen Indian Americans in key positions

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

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has announced his intent to appoint Indian American to a presidential advisory committee, according to a release.

Parameswaran is the only Indian American among the 12 members the president intents to appoint to the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

Based in New York, Parameswaran is the Group Chief Financial Officer and president of Eros International's North America operations.

Trump also announced his intent to designate Elaine L Chao to be Co-Chair of the Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, the release said Thursday.

Other members, the president intendeds to appoint to the panel are Michelle Park as co-chair, Paul Hsu as co-chair; Jennifer Carnahan, David B. Cohen, Grace Y Lee, George Leing, Jan-Ie Low, Herman Martir, Amata Coleman Radewagen, Sean D Reyes and Chiling Tong. as per the release.

First Published: Fri, January 18 2019. 07:50 IST