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DCG elects new office bearers

As the new Board picks Khalaf Al Otaiba as chairman

DCG elects new office bearers
Dharmendra Sawlani is the new Dubai Computer Group (DCG) president.

The Dubai Computer Group (DCG) has announced a new leadership and Board after it recently held elections.

The DCG, an affiliate of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry called for a Board meeting of its newly elected Board members to constitute a new team of office bearers and committees for various portfolios.

Interim Convener, Suchit Kumar briefed the regulatory obligations to the first time Board members and opened the forum for Co-opting two additional members and appointment of office bearers.

The Board unanimously accepted the resolution of the previous Board and nominated Khalaf Al Otaiba to the Board and to the post of chairman.

Others elected include Dharmendra Sawlani who takes over as president from Shailendra Rughwani, Ashok Kumar as vice president, Suchit Kumar as general secretary and Sanjay Bansal as treasurer.

Sawlani said that: "It is an honour for me to be elected as the president after serving on the DCG board as general secretary for three years. With this honour comes great responsibility. I am hoping to live up to the expectations and do justice to the faith placed in me."

He added that: "I will endeavor to help our members triumph over the challenges we face in today's ever evolving business landscape. Our objective as a team will be to work towards the goal of increasing unity, security, profitability, integrity, growth and education in our industry. These goals were set by our founding members and hold value to date. We have many ideas and now with the help of a young dynamic team it is the time to make these ideas happen."

The new Board proposed to have six working committees and nominated new members to coordinate the work of the working committees. Those elected are listed below:


Networking & Business Event Committee

Dharmendra Sawlani [Team Lead]

Suchit Kumar

Ashok Kumar


PR & Marketing Committee

Suchit Kumar [Team Lead]

Dharmendra Sawlani

Farah Anwar

Rishi Shah


Membership Drive Committee

Bharat Kewlani [Team Lead]

Mohamed Giado

Hiren Vadodaria

Ashok Kumar

Sports Committee

Sachin Gehani [Team Lead]

Mohamed Giado

Sanjay Bansal

CSR Committee

Sanjay Bansal [Team Lead]

Farah Anwar

Compliance & Grievences Committee

Bharat Kewlani [Team Lead]

Raees Ahmed

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