Zarathushti joins Bank of America as Head of its Asia Pacific Financial Institutions Treasury Sales
According to India-West News of April 23, 2010, a Parsi Zarathushti, “Percy
Batliwalla in May, will join Bank of America Merrill Lynch as head, Asia
Pacific, financial institution treasury sales. He will be based in
Singapore. Batliwalla most recently held a similar post at JP Morgan. He was
also corporate finance sales head for Western India at GE Capital Services
India and held executive posts at American Express Bank in India and
Jamsetji Tata’s business philosophy was enshrined in values that made the country and its people partners in and beneficiaries of the wealth-creation proces.
There are many reasons why India is beginning to shine on the economic front. One of the less-trumpeted ones can be traced to the late 19th century, when a band of homegrown entrepreneurs laid the seeds of indigenous industrialisation. The outstanding Indian businessman of the time was Jamsetji Nusserwanji Tata, industrialist, nationalist, humanist and the founder of the House of Tata.
The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries throughout the world. Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or private sector.
Each year approximately 200 Fellows funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State engage in non-degree study and related professional experiences at selected American universities. Started in 1978, the program now has a network of over 4,000 alumni in 157 countries around the world working to improve their communities and the lives of those in need.
Fellows are placed at one of eighteen American universities chosen for excellence in relevant Humphrey fields and for the resources and support they offer Humphrey Fellows.