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Sundar Pichai, Friedman to get 2019 Global Leadership Award

Sundar Pichai, Friedman to get 2019 Global Leadership Award

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Jun 2019 6:41 AM GMT

Washington: Business advocacy group USIBC has chosen Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Nasdaq president and CEO Adena Friedman as recipients of its prestigious 2019 Global Leadership Award for “catalyzing growth in the US-India commercial corridor”.

Reacting to his selection, the India-born Google CEO said he was “grateful to the USIBC for its leadership and for this honour”.

“Growing up in India, I saw the profound impact technology has on improving people’s lives, and I am proud that Google has been able to contribute to India’s exciting growth story,” Pichai said.

“At the same time, India is playing an increasingly important role in helping Google build products for the US and globally, and we’re only at the beginning of what's possible.”

The awards will be conferred at the USIBC India Ideas summit and annual meeting, scheduled to be held at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC on June 12-13, USIBC said on Tuesday. (IANS)

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