Indian-American defense expert Vivek Lall to receive Entrepreneur Leadership Award

Washington, DC: In recognition of his contribution to the defense sector, Indian-American chief executive of General Atomics Global Corporation Vivek Lall has been selected for the prestigious Entrepreneur Leadership Awards by the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.
Established in 1968, the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC) is the apex bi-lateral Chamber synergizing India-US economic engagement.
Lall, 53, has been selected for the “Global Leader in Defense & Aviation Sector” award category, which would be presented virtually during an awards ceremony on Friday. Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia will be the Chief Guest of the event.
Lall, who has played a key role in enhancing defense trade in various capacities in Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and now General Atomics, was recently honored by the Governor of Kentucky as a Kentucky Colonel, which is the highest title of honor bestowed by the State. Kentucky Colonel is the most well-known honorary colonelcies conferred by United States governors.
Former US presidents George Bush, Jimmy Carter, Lynden Johnson, and Ronald Reagan are some others that have been conferred this honor.
Lall was also granted the Grand Cross by His Highness Mahmoud Salah Al Din Assaf from the Royal Order of Banu Assaf in January 2022.
Last year, he was appointed to the International Advisory Group of the US Chamber of Commerce. He also serves on the Board of Directors of US Japan Business Council and US India Business Council in Washington DC.

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