INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Mr. V.P. Nandakumar, MD & CV.PEO of the leading NBFC, Manappuram Finance Ltd., has been nominated to the position of International Director of Lions Clubs International. This was announced on Sunday at the 100th convention of the Lions Clubs International convention now underway at Chicago, USA.

Mr. Nandakumar will take the oath of office on Tuesday, July 4, at Chicago and will represent the ISAAME (India, South Asia, Africa and Middle East) region of the club. Lions Clubs International will also see the New Delhi based industrialist, Mr. Naresh Aggarwal, taking over as its International President on the same date.

Earlier, in the year 2016-17, Mr. Nandakumar had served as the Governor of Lions District 318D which administers clubs in the revenue districts of Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram. In May 2017, he was elected as the Chairman of Lions Clubs Multiple District 318, in which position he heads all the Lions Clubs in the state of Kerala.

The Lions Clubs International is the largest service organisation in the world with over 14 lakh members and 46,000 affiliated clubs in over 200 countries around the world. Mr. Nandakumar’s nomination as International Director is the first instance of a Lions Club member from Kerala being so honoured.