Surendran Chemmenkotil is all set to join Metropolis Healthcare Limited as its Chief Executive Officer effective from January 2. He comes with 34 years of experience across consumer-facing companies such as Xerox India Limited and Bharti Airtel Limited.
An engineering graduate in electronics and power from Regional Engineering College, Nagpur and MBA from Annamalai University, Surendran will be joining Metropolis after a successful stint as Managing Director and CEO of Airtel Networks Ltd, Nigeria.
He began his career as a customer engineer at Xerox India Limited and was elevated to the rank of the head of Outsource and Customer Satisfaction at national level. He then joined Bharti Airtel Limited., in 2003 and has worked across several verticals and in different roles across the country. He was the CEO for Airtel Northeast & Assam Circle and then moved in as CEO for Karnataka circle, which is Airtel’s flagship market, heading mobile, broadband and enterprise lines of business between 2013-2015.
“Surendran is the right candidate to deliver the next phase of growth and ensure sustainable value creation for stakeholders. With over three and a half decades of experience, he will be instrumental in helping us cement our leadership position across our core markets and increase our market share & brand positioning across geographies for Metropolis” said Ameera Shah, Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare Limited.