Aster DM Healthcare appoints Dr Nitish Shetty as India CEO
Aster DM Healthcare, an integrated healthcare provider in the GCC and India, has announced the appointment of Dr Nitish Shetty as Chief Executive Officer of its India business.
In this capacity, Dr Shetty will oversee the company’s overall India operations and lead the growth of Aster DM Healthcare in India, the company said in a statement.
Dr Shetty joined Aster DM Healthcare in 2014, taking charge as the CEO of Aster CMI Hospital in Bengaluru and then rose to become the Regional Director of Aster Hospitals in Karnataka and Maharashtra, alongside assuming responsibility as a Director for Aster Labs.
His promotion to the role of CEO of Aster DM Healthcare India is in alignment with the Group’s strategy to further strengthen the company's presence in the country.
Before joining Aster, Dr Shetty worked for some of the reputed healthcare companies in India including BGS Global and Narayana Hrudayalaya.
“Dr Nitish has a proven track record of success and has been instrumental in growing our Karnataka operations to become a leading provider in the state. We are confident that in his new role, Dr Nitish will take Aster to newer heights. I am also happy to announce the promotion of Farhan Yasin to the role of Vice President – Kerala and Tamil Nadu who will also manage Aster’s Retail business in India which consists of pharmacies, labs, clinics and homecare,” Dr Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare said.
For more than 23 years, Dr Shetty has specialised in strategic planning and management. Over last 8 years he has played a significant part in the commissioning and establishment of numerous projects including Aster CMI Hospital, Aster RV Hospital, Aster Whitefield Hospital and Aster clinics at Bangalore. He has also taken charge of Aster Labs recently.
"Our quest to make the finest of clinical excellence services delivered by India’s leading medical experts, easily accessible to people, has resulted in the integration of technology and digital enabled solutions into the core of our operations. I am delighted to take on this new responsibility and work alongside our teams of committed healthcare professionals to continue shaping Aster India’s growth story,” Dr Shetty said.