Indians Get Great USA Immigrants Award

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Indian-Americans, Adobe chief Shantanu Narayen and former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was honoured with the prestigious ‘Great Immigrants’ annual award on US’s independence day on July 4.

Murthy, 39, born in the UK and a Harvard and Yale alumnus, was appointed by former President Barack Obama in 2014, becoming the first-ever Indian-American to occupy the post and also the youngest ever Surgeon General of the country.

Narayen, 54, a native of Hyderabad has an undergraduate degree in electronics engineering, a master’s degree in computer science, and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He is a board member of Pfizer and US-India Business Council (USIBC).

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