Dr Nitish Shetty appointed CEO of Aster DM Healthcare (India Business)

Dr Nitish Shetty has been appointment as the Chief Executive Officer of Aster DM Healthcare for its India business. In his new capacity, Dr Shetty will lead Aster DM Healthcare’s India growth journey while overseeing the company’s overall India operations.  

Dr Shetty’s promotion is in alignment with the Group’s grander vision of strengthening Aster DM Healthcare’s presence in the country. Dr Shetty’s association with the organization goes back to 2014, when he took over as CEO of Aster CMI Hospital in Bengaluru. He subsequently rose to Regional Director capacity for Aster Hospitals in Karnataka and Maharashtra, while parallelly assuming responsibility as the  Director for Aster Labs. Before his stint with Aster, Dr Shetty had been associated with a string of other reputed healthcare names in India such as BGS Global and Narayana Hrudayalaya.

Sharing his views on the new appointment, Dr Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director, Aster DM Healthcare commented, “We are excited to welcome Dr Nitish Shetty to the position of CEO for the India operations of Aster DM healthcare. 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 home care.”

Dr Shetty has specialised in strategic planning and management for over 23 years. Over the last eight years, he has been instrumental in commissioning and establishing a slew of prestigious projects including Aster CMI Hospital, Aster RV Hospital, Aster Whitefield Hospital and Aster clinics in Bangalore. In recently times, he has also taken charge of Aster Labs recently.

Making the news of his new ascension, Dr Shetty said "Under the visionary leadership of Dr Azad Moopen, Aster DM Healthcare has emerged as one of the fastest-growing healthcare brands in India. With a presence across five states, it has emerged as one of the major integrated healthcare players in the region providing primary to quaternary care services with a strong presence across hospitals, clinics, labs, pharmacies, homecare and digital health. 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.”

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