New President for Rotary International

Kalyan Banerjee, from the Rotary Club of Vapi, Gujarat, India will become President of Rotary International on July 1, 2011. As President, for the Rotary year July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012, Kalyan will lead a global network of 1.2 million business and professional leaders from more than 200 countries and geographical regions who, through volunteer service, help meet the needs of communities worldwide.

RI President-elect Kalyan Banerjee will ask Rotarians to ‘Reach Within to Embrace Humanity’ during the 2011-12 Rotary year.

Banerjee unveiled the RI theme during the opening plenary session of the 2011 International Assembly, a training event for incoming district governors.

He urged participants to harness their inner resolve and strength to achieve success in Rotary.

"In order to achieve anything in this world, a person has to use all the resources he can draw on. And the only place to start is with ourselves and within ourselves," Banerjee said.

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