Vinai Thummalapally, an Indian American, has been named as the USTDA's Deputy Director

Vinai Thummalapally, an Indian American, has been named as the USTDA's Deputy Director

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: October 21 2021

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  • US President Joe Biden on Monday appointed former Indian-American diplomat Vinai Thummalapally as Deputy Director and Chief Executive Officer to the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA).
  • Vinai Tummalapalli was previously the Executive Director of SelectUSA, a US Department of Commerce division that promotes job creation and corporate investment in the US.
  • He is the country's first Indian-American ambassador.
  • While studying in the United States, he shared a room with former US President Barack Obama. During the Obama administration, Vinai was appointed US Ambassador to Belize.

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About USTDA

  • USTDA: United States Trade and Development Agency
  • Founded: 1992
  • Director: Enoh T. Ebong
  • Headquarters: Arlington
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