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ARCADIS, an international consulting and engineering company, announced the appointment of Sanjay Ramabhadran by Houston Mayor Bill White to the Mayor’s International Affairs and Development Council with specific focus on South Asia. Ramabhadran is the water resources business practice manager for ARCADIS’ Texas operations and is also responsible for local government relations.
As a member of the council, Ramabhadran will advise and assist the mayor and city representatives on regional economic and socio-political issues affecting Houston businesses. He will help promote the city’s standing as a choice destination for global business and Houston’s business interests internationally. Ramabhadran currently serves on the board of directors for the Houston Engineering and Scientific Society. He has coordinated high-level infrastructure delegations to the U.S. and was a speaker at the U.S.-India Summit on Partnerships for Building Infrastructure.
“Sanjay has played an influential role in the community, and his contribution has helped strengthen the bond between Houston and South Asia. His leadership and dedication have truly benefited Houston,” said Helen T. Chang, director of international affairs and development, Office of the Mayor, city of Houston.
“I look forward to supporting the mayor with his program and continuing my involvement in enhancing business, cultural and economic relations between the U.S. and South Asia to benefit Houston. As the South Asian economy continues to see unprecedented growth, we have a lot to offer, especially in infrastructure development to sustain that growth,” Ramabhadran said.