Vinesh Nair, who was working with travel booking company redBus has joined Practo. Nair joined redBus as Head HR in 2012 as Head of Learning and Development. In 2014, he was elevated as Head HR in 2014. He started his career with Idea Cellular as Assistant Manager, Training and Quality in 2003. After working for four years with Idea he moved to Hitachi.
With more than 15 years of experience in the HR domain, he has worked with companies such as Idea, Hitachi, Sierra Atlantic, Mars, and others. He is an alumnus of Gujarat University.
Practo is an app that helps consumers to locate doctors and healthcare information. The company has received funding from various investors such as Tencent, Thrive Capital, Altimeter Capital, Sofina and others in the last few years.
It can be recalled that in April last year, the company laid off 150 employees, following its annual appraisal process.
The company had raised $55 million in its Series D funding round in January 2017 and has attained a total of $179 million till now, which makes it one of the largest Indian healthcare startup.