Parkway Pantai, one of Asia’s largest private healthcare groups, has appointed Dr Jagprag Singh Gujral as Chief Operating Officer for its network of eight Global Hospitals in India. Dr Gujral will be based in Parkway Pantai’s corporate headquarters in Hyderabad.
“As Parkway Pantai continues to grow and strengthen our India Operations, we need to build leadership bench strength and a deep talent pool to ensure our future success. The role of Chief Operating Officer in Global Hospitals, Parkway Pantai’s largest India healthcare network, is crucial in ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of our hospitals and superior patient experience. We are confident Dr Gujral has what it takes to excel in the job,” said Ramesh Krishnan, CEO, India Operations Division, and Parkway Pantai.
A doctor with an MBA from Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, Dr Gujral has more than 18 years of experience in the healthcare sector, with a strong focus on corporate strategy, management consulting and operations. He has a solid track record in leading teams to deliver patient-centric clinical modules, marketing-oriented strategies, business analytics and doctor engagement. Prior to this, Dr Gujral was the Executive Director of investment banking at AnandRathi Advisors, where he was instrumental in building a successful healthcare investment banking and advisory practice.
Dr K Ravindranath, Founder & Chairman of Global Hospitals, said, “I am very happy to welcome Dr Jagprag Singh Gujral as Chief Operating Officer of Global Hospitals. Dr Gujral brings to the organization his vast experience in consulting and private equity, predominantly focused on healthcare. We are confident he will contribute to the continual growth of Global Hospitals and steer us forward, beyond our current capabilities as a pioneer and leader in organ transplantation, quaternary and super-specialty care.”
Speaking on his new role, Dr Gujral said, “I am excited to be part of Parkway Pantai, which is well known in Asia for its medical excellence. While Global Hospitals has created a niche in clinical excellence in certain specialties, I believe we can leverage the expertise of Parkway Pantai in delivering quality patient experience across geographies and synergise our operations and businesses to help us achieve the next level of growth.”
Global Hospitals is one of the fastest growing chains of multi-super specialty hospitals in India offering tertiary and quaternary healthcare services, and a pioneer in kidney, liver, heart and lung transplants. With over 2,000 beds and state-of the-art, world-class hospitals in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai, Global Hospitals provides comprehensive multi-organ transplant services in the country. Parkway Pantai has a 74 per cent stake in Global Hospitals which it acquired in December 2015.
About Global Hospitals
Global Hospitals is a chain of multi-super specialty hospitals in India offering tertiary and quaternary healthcare services with over 2,000 beds and state-of the-art, world-class hospitals in Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai. A pioneer in kidney, liver, heart and lung transplants, Global Hospitals provide comprehensive multi-organ transplant services in the country. It is part of Parkway Pantai, a fully owned subsidiary of IHH Healthcare.
For more information, visit: http://www.globalhospitalsindia.com
About Parkway Pantai
Parkway Pantai is one of Asia’s largest integrated private healthcare groups operating in Singapore, Malaysia, India, China, Brunei and United Arab Emirates. For over 40 years, its Mount Elizabeth, Gleneagles, Parkway, Parkway Health and Pantai brands have established themselves as the region’s best known brands in private healthcare, synonymous with best-in-class patient experience and outcomes.
Leveraging its global track record for medical excellence and managing world-class hospitals, Parkway Pantai is committed to making a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care, steadily expanding its reach in markets where demand for quality care is strong and growing.
Parkway Pantai is a leading healthcare player in its home markets of Singapore, Malaysia and India and key growth markets of China and Hong Kong.
It is part of IHH Healthcare, the world’s second largest healthcare group by market capitalization. IHH operates more than 10,000 licensed beds across 52 hospitals in 10 countries worldwide, offering the full spectrum of integrated healthcare services from clinics to hospitals to quaternary care and a wide range of ancillary services including medical education.
For more information, please go to www.parkwaypantai.com.
Photo Caption : Dr. Jagprag Singh Gujral, COO of Global Hospitals