Naresh Aggarwal, of Delhi, India, was elected to serve as first vice president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 99th International Convention held in Fukuoka, Japan, June 24 through 28, 2016.
Vice President Aggarwal is the chairman for a manufacturing and exporting company specializing in rice.
A member of the Batala Smile Lions Club since 1974, Vice President Aggarwal has held many positions within the association, including club president, district governor, district membership chairman, multiple district trainer and GMT Area Leader, Board Appointee, founder-chairperson of the Multiple District 321 Forum and chairperson the Lions of District 321-D Students Foundation.
Vice President Aggarwal has received numerous awards in recognition of his contributions to the association, including the Leadership Award, an International Membership Award, 52 Extension Awards, 23 International President's Awards and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is also a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lions activities, Vice President Aggarwal has been active in numerous professional and community organizations, including the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the FICCI-SAARC Forum.
Vice President Aggarwal and his wife, Navita, also a Lion and Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow, have two sons, one daughter and seven grandchildren.