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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 bachelor's 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]


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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.


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Tue, 06 Oct 2015 03:41:15 -0700

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The Indian Express
Fri, 18 Sep 2015 20:20:54 -0700

On Thursday morning, when the family members of the slain realtor Suresh Kumar (26) received the news that three suspects had been arrested, their five-year battle for justice had finally yielded some result. The family said their fight would only end ...


Tue, 08 Sep 2015 01:27:24 -0700

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The Indian Express
Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:55:12 -0700

The Ropar police has arrested three persons and claimed to have solved a five-year-old death case of a Panchkula-based Realtor Suresh Kumar (26), whose charred body was found in his car with his hands and legs tied on Siswan-Baddi road on November ...


Business Standard
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 07:08:43 -0700

Defending champion Vishnu Vardhan used his potent ground strokes to whip Manish Suresh Kumar 6-3, 6-4 in the first round of men's singles at the Fenesta Open National Tennis Championships being played at the Delhi Lawn Tennis Association (DLTA) ...


Tue, 06 Oct 2015 03:30:00 -0700

"This is a trend setter," says 37-year-old IT professional Suresh Kumar thoughtfully. "Top politicians have never met the public like this. Only their partymen, local leaders may pay a visit. We must appreciate Stalin for coming down to the streets and ...

Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times
Mon, 05 Oct 2015 21:09:31 -0700

An inquiry report into the pesticide scam, submitted to Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal by additional chief secretary (development) Suresh Kumar on Monday indicted agriculture, director, Mangal Singh Sandhu and two other officers of the ...

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