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Suresh Kumar (born February 1955) was appointed the Assistant Commerce Secretary for Trade Promotion and Director-General of the U.S. Foreign Commercial Service by President Barack Obama on February 12, 2010.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Suresh Kumar was born in Secunderabad, India. His father was an Army Officer and his mother a musician. He spent the early part childhood in Delhi, where he attended Delhi’s St. Columba's School. He obtained a bachelors degree in Economics from Delhi University, an MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, and is an alumnus of the Thunderbird International Consortium Program. Between 1970 and 1985 Kumar was news and sports anchor on national television in India.[2]

Currently, Kumar and his wife split their time between their residences in Princeton, NJ and Washington, DC. In addition to living in the United States, they have lived in India, Indonesia, Greece, Singapore and Canada and speak 6 languages. They have two adult children. Their daughter, Pooja Kumar, is an alumnus of Duke University and Harvard Medical School. She is a Rhodes Scholar and is currently working as a management consultant. Their son, Aditya Kumar, graduated from Georgetown University and holds a M.B.A. from Stanford University. Currently, he serves at the White House as the Deputy Assistant to the Vice President and Senior Advisor to the Chief of Staff.

Career[edit]

Kumar has spent over thirty years as an international businessman, consultant, and professor of management educations. Prior to joining the Obama administration, Kumar led global businesses of major US corporations and been responsible for business units across all continents.

Most recently Kumar was President & Managing Partner of KaiZen Innovation, a management consulting firm, which he founded in 2004, that develops global commerce by establishing public-private collaborations that spur development, helping businesses extend their global footprint, and installing global marketing processes and programs. At KaiZen, Kumar consulted on projects for leading institutions and corporations including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the African Development Bank and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). During his time as the Special Advisor to the Clinton Foundation, Kumar worked with Governments in Sub Saharan Africa and corporate CEOs to establish collaborative business models and execute farmer and market friendly programs to promote food security and stimulate economic development in the region

Kumar is published on issues related to global management and has served as an adjunct faculty member at the Schulich School of Business at Toronto’s York University and Bombay University in India and was appointed Professor of International Business at Rutgers University EMBA program.

Kumar has also served on the Board and councils of several organizations, including World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI), the American Management Association (AMA), the Association of National Advertisers (ANA), Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA) and the Thunderbird School of Global Management. In 2004, Kumar was named Distinguished Executive-in-Residence by Thunderbird School of Global Management for his contributions to global trade.

References[edit]


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441 news items

 
Deccan Chronicle
Sun, 13 Apr 2014 18:54:52 -0700

Bengaluru: The usually non-controversial BJP leader S. Suresh Kumar has kicked up a storm by comparing Narendra Modi to Gautama Buddha on the marital status disclosure issue. In his Facebook post the former minister had stated: “If Buddha were to ...
 
Times of India
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:41:15 -0700

If we want change, we have to do it ourselves," says 25-year-old Suresh Kumar, who is flying down from Dubai to vote. He added, "Youngsters must be part of governance and help build a better India is what we strongly believe." In Hyderabad, a group of ...

The New Indian Express

The New Indian Express
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:30:00 -0700

A devotee enacting the crucifixion of Jesus Christ to mark Good Friday at St. Joseph's Cathedral Church, Gunfoundry, in Hyderabad. | A SURESH KUMAR. Christian Social Forum is organising an Easter festival marathon run to spread awareness about the ...
 
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:13:26 -0700

Suresh Kumar Kanti, 45, who owns Joy Food Store, 2273 South Tamiami Trail, is charged with sale of a controlled substance. Kanti sold 5.3 grams of synthetic marijuana on April 4 to an undercover detective, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:42:01 -0700

It was going to be one of the happiest days for Suresh Kumar, who was set to get married to the love of his life. However, little did he know that instead of his would-be-bride, his first wife - along with some social workers - would be waiting for him ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:37:30 -0700

The Court's progressive image was in tatters after the Suresh Kumar Kaushal v. NAZ Foundation ruling in December 2013 that re-criminalised gays and lesbians, and overruled the 2009 Delhi High Court's decision that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code ...
 
Republica
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 09:30:00 -0700

KATHMANDU, April 18 : An 18-member delegation of Nepal Chamber of Commerce (NCC), led by its President Suresh Kumar Basnet, met with Prime Minister Sushil Koirala on Friday. The business delegation requested the prime minister to recognize ...
 
GreaterKashmir.com
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:56:15 -0700

The State Home Secretary, Suresh Kumar, said since the notification to declare Tosamaidan as firing range has not been issued, army can't use the meadow for artillery exercise. “We are looking for alternate sites only,” he told Greater Kashmir. The ...
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