Dr. Pratap C Reddy
Founder & Chairman – The Apollo Hospital Group
Dr. Pratap Reddy is the founder of the Apollo Hospital Group, India’s first corporate hospital group. He revolutionized the healthcare scenario of India and inspired others to follow suit. Since its inception, Apollo has demonstrated that Indian skills are at par with the best centers in the world and has produced world-class results even in the most complicated Cadaver Transplant. Today, the Apollo Hospitals Group has over 22 centers in major cities in India and a combined turnover of over USD 100 million. Dr. Reddy is now expanding the Apollo Hospitals Group to other parts of Asia. The group is coming up with projects in Sri Lanka, Africa, Bangladesh, and Oman. Dr. Reddy is also looking at secondary health centers in semi-urban and smaller cities in India and has already identified 23 sites for the purpose.
Dr. G S K Velu
Chairman & Managing Director – Trivitron Healthcare Group of Companies
Dr. GSK Velu, Man who dreams of making India a self-sufficient nation in terms of medical technology, expertise, and quality healthcare.
Dr. Velu has been awarded several recognition and has been named as “parallel entrepreneur” by Forbes and “first generation serial entrepreneur” by many renowned institutes & media publications.
Dr. Velu’ s vision, determination and futuristic approach to making health care affordable to one and all made it possible for the tens of thousands of Indians who accessed medical technology, diagnostic services, eye care, dental care, and dialysis services which otherwise used to be a very costly affair and hence unaffordable for the common man.
Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable not only to Indian Population but to the underprivileged population across the world is the vision for which he is working for over 28 years from 1988 in the Corporate World. All his corporate ventures work with one goal of improving access and affordability for Healthcare across the Globe with specific relevance to Under Developed/ Developing market.
Under the current portfolio, Dr. Velu is Chairman and Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Largest Indian Medical Technology Company in the world, Founder and Chairman of Maxivision Eye Care Hospitals- a Medfort Hospitals Initiative, pioneers in Laser Surgery in India and Managing Director of Alliance Medicorp Ltd. & Alliance Dental Care Ltd., largest chain of Dental Clinics & Dialysis Clinics in India and Anchor Investor at Stakeboat Capital, Private Equity Fund. Dr. G.S.K. Velu was also an ex co-promoter of Metropolis Healthcare Limited, a Pan-India chain of pathology and diagnostic centers, which he exited in the year 2015.
Mr. Anand Wasker
Chief Operating Officer – Apollo White Dental
Apollo White Dental, a brand of Alliance Dental Care which is the joint venture between India’s leading healthcare groups, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd & Trivitron Healthcare.
He is also the Chief Operating Officer of Apollo Clinic, a division of Apollo Health & Lifestyle Ltd (AHLL) and a subsidiary of Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd (AHEL)
Anand has over 20 years of experience in the Banking, Telecom and Healthcare industry, across varied profiles in Sales, Distribution, Business Development and Operations, both at the Strategic and Operational level.
Anand runs Apollo White Dental clinics & Apollo Clinics, which are divisions of Apollo Health & Lifestyle Ltd, India’s leading retail healthcare services company.
Apollo Clinics are multi-speciality clinics founded in 2002 with the aim of “bringing healthcare of international standards within the reach of every individual” and “address the day to day healthcare needs of the family within neighbourhoods”
Anand’s vision is to build Apollo Clinics into the largest primary health care service provider in India, become the preferred choice of patients for Chronic Care delivery and Corporate India’s preferred service delivery partner for preventive Healthcare solutions.
Apollo White Dental is a first of its kind dental care brand which is all set to create a unique success story with a network of clinics across the country offering the entire range of services.
Anand’s vision is to build Apollo White Dental into the most loved dental service provider in India, while becoming the preferred choice of patients for first level preventive treatments as well as high end curative treatments.
Prior to joining Apollo, Anand spent 6 years in the Cellular telecom industry and another 10 years in the Banking industry, in varied roles with ICICI Bank Ltd.
In his last role as COO with Suburban Diagnostics India Pvt. Ltd, he was leading their business transformation from a one city operation to a regional market operation with focus on building processes, distribution, scale and revenue growth.
Anand completed his Master’s in Business Administration from Neville Wadia Institute of Management Studies & Research (University of Pune) and began his career in sales & marketing with Birla AT&T Communications Ltd, one of the first Cellular operators in India.
Anand believes in “never giving up” & “doing more than what one thinks one can do”.
Anand’s spouse, Vaishali is a Finance professional & Homemaker; along with raising two children, Ananya and Shaunak!