American Pakistan Foundation Announces Addition to Board of Directors

NEW YORK, April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Pakistan Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of A. Salman Amin to its Board of Directors.

The American Pakistan Foundation (APF) seeks to effectively catalyze long term economic development and social change in Pakistan by directly supporting development initiatives and by building partnerships with key stakeholders in Pakistan and the United States. 

Salman Amin is the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at PepsiCo, a global food and beverage leader with a product portfolio that includes 22 brands that each generate more than $1 billion in annual retail sales. Salman is based in Purchase, New York and currently drives the global marketing strategies and plans for PepsiCo worldwide. He has held a variety of senior positions with the company since joining in 1995. Prior to PepsiCo, Salman spent ten years at Procter & Gamble in brand management for businesses in the U.S., Germany, Middle East, and Asia. He has previously served on the board of The British Asian Trust.  

"Salman is a wonderful addition to the APF board," said Dr. Nafis Sadik, APF Board Chair and Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General. "He is dedicated to supporting development in Pakistan and has decades of invaluable experience. He will play an integral role in driving APF towards fulfilling its mission." 

"The American Pakistan Foundation is engaged in critically important work to promote economic development in Pakistan and support innovative solutions to some of the country's most pressing societal needs," said Salman Amin. "I'm honored to join the APF board and look forward to working with APF and its members to find new avenues towards future progress."

For a complete list of the APF Board of Directors, please visit www.americanpakistan.org.

About the American Pakistan Foundation

The American Pakistan Foundation (APF) seeks to effectively catalyze long term economic development and social change in Pakistan by engaging the diaspora and the private sector and by building partnerships with key stakeholders in Pakistan and the United States.  APF identifies and supports credible and scalable socio-economic initiatives by collaborating with partners on the ground in Pakistan, and by mobilizing intellectual and financial resources towards these programs. The American Pakistan Foundation is working closely with non-profit and community organizations in Pakistan and its recent flood recovery and rehabilitation program is impacting over 42,000 lives. APF offers a secure and transparent channel for charitable giving and is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in the United States.   

For more information please visit www.americanpakistan.org.

SOURCE American Pakistan Foundation



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