Banyan Global Ltd.
Aviation, Aerospace and Defense Advisory Services
About Us

Mr. Varun Nikore - President

Varun is an experienced international aerospace, defense, airline and government sectors consultant. Varun has a strong business, public policy and political background in private and government sectors. He has extensive legislative, policy and business development success and has leadership skills which include a strong ability to work collaboratively and with teams to reach objectives and obtain results. Varun has a solid analytical base that is applied to policy, strategic planning, problem solving and implementation.

Most recently, Varun was Director of the Supplier Management at the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) of America.During this time, Varun developed, planned and executed first-ever AIA Trade Mission to India. He also organized meetings and interfaced with Indian government officials, aerospace association heads as well aerospace and defense supply chain and procurement officials and other corporate executives. Additionally he conducted plant and company site visits, organized one-on-one meetings for the purposes of business matchmaking between supplier and OEM level companies and managed the trade mission budget and earned healthy surplus for future international programs.

Varun also managed all aspects of AIA’s marketing, selling and retention programs for Associate Members that increased membership by 80%. He coordinated major business lobbying efforts for small business member companies that led to defeat of Congressional “Buy America” legislation in 2003 and again in 2006. He also served as planner for AIA Supplier Management Councils three-yearly meetings that greatly enhanced AIA’s retention efforts and served as organizer for AIA’s exhibitor presence at the Paris, Farnborough and Dubai air shows. He also marketed company services at various events which increased exposure to potential clients.

Varun graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a degree in Aviation Business Administration and holds a Masters Degree in International Commerce and Policy from George Mason University.

Varun presently lives in Arlington, Virginia.

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