CLIFF RAJKUMAR APPOINTED NATIONAL COORDINATOR INDIAN DIASPORA COUNCIL, CANADA
The Indian Diaspora Council International (IDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Cliff Rajkumar as Indian Diaspora Council’s National Coordinator, Canada.
This appointment takes effect immediately. The term of this appointment is for a period of three (3) years, is voluntary and can be renewed upon approval of the Board of Directors of the Indian Diaspora Council. The Indian Diaspora Council’s National Coordinator, Canada reports directly to the president of IDC International.
The portfolio of IDC’s National Coordinator, Canada shall include: Active interaction, liaison and engagement with the Government of Canada, Provincial Governments in Canada, organizations, institutions and agencies in Canada on behalf of Indian Diaspora Council for matters relating to non-resident Indians (NRIs) and persons of Indian origin (PIOs); for on-going and planned Indian Diaspora Council projects, events and programs in globally; promote and advance the interests of Indian Diaspora Council with the Government of Canada, Provincial Governments in Canada, organizations, institutions and agencies in Canada; advance Indian Diaspora Council’s recommendations, suggestions and proposals to the Government of Canada , Provincial Governments in Canada, organizations, institutions and agencies in Canada and solicit collaboration and support where appropriate.
Cliff Rajkumar migrated from Guyana to Canada in 1974 and is a graduate from Seneca Polytechnic with high honors. He is a prominent community advocate residing in Toronto and passionate about the preservation of cultures and traditions. He strongly believes in civic duties and responsibilities and does not hesitate to serve and contribute towards good causes for the community and society at large. Mr. Rajkumar is presently a Business and Financial Consultant and Entrepreneur, with over 40 years of senior executive experience with three of the world’s largest corporations: Comptroller & Director, ITT Industries of Canada, Financial Services Div.(1977-90); Senior VP & Director, HR and Administration, Deutsche Bank Int’l Financial Services Division (1990-03); Senior VP, HR and Administration with GE Capital, Int’l Financial Services Division (1993-04). Mr. Rajkumar has served with distinction in his various senior management and leadership roles and is known to be a very talented and effective results oriented executive with strong emphasis on value creation through operational efficiency and competitive posturing. He was instrumental in leading various organizational realignment(s) through acquisitions, divesture and internal strategic and tactical repositioning.
IDC’s Board of Directors firmly believes that Mr. Rajkumar’s experience, expertise and shared interests would enhance the goals of IDC in Canada and globally, and welcomes him to the IDC family.