Arch Dhir Recognized as a Certified Global Business Professional by NASBITE International

July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016

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Columbus, OH – Columbus 2020, the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region, announced that Arch Dhir, project manager, global trade and investment, has been recognized as a Certified Global Business Professional by the National Association of Small Business International Trade Educators (NASBITE) International.

NASBITE International is an organization that promotes information exchange and professional development for global business professionals. NASBITE’s Certified Global Business Professional certification acknowledges that its holder demonstrates expertise in global business management, global marketing, supply chain management and trade finance.

“Columbus 2020 values professional development opportunities for our team,” said Kenny McDonald, president and CEO of Columbus 2020. “We congratulate Arch and applaud his certification as a Global Business Professional, which reinforces our commitment to providing international companies with best-in-class service.”

Dhir joined the Columbus 2020 team in March 2014. In his role, he works primarily with foreign-owned companies considering the Columbus Region and assists them through the site selection process. He is also a core team member of Columbus Global Connect and leads the Columbus Global Connect international networks subcommittee.


About Columbus 2020
In 2010, hundreds of community and business leaders from across Central Ohio came together in an unprecedented way to develop the Columbus 2020 Regional Growth Strategy, an aggressive, decade-long plan to ensure economic vitality in the Columbus Region. Columbus 2020’s mission is to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth across the 11-county Columbus Region. The Columbus 2020 team conducts business outreach, promotes the Columbus Region to market-leading companies around the world, conducts customized research to better understand the Columbus Region’s competitiveness, and works to leverage public, private and institutional partnerships. Funding is received from more than 300 private organizations, local governments, academic institutions and JobsOhio. Learn more at

Columbus 2020 Media Contact
Irene Alvarez

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