Leadership

Dr. Vikram Jit Singh Chhatwal

Dr. Vikram Jit Singh ChhatwalExecutive Chairman and Whole Time Director

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Dr. Vikram Chhatwal, is the Chairman of Medi Assist. He holds a bachelor's degree in medicine from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, a Ph.D. in Medicine from the National University of Singapore, he studied at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University and has a MBA from Ecole de Ponts, Paris. He has been associated with the Apollo Hospitals Group, the Reliance ADA Group and Advent International.

Satish Gidugu

Mr. Satish Gidugu Chief Executive Officer and Whole Time Director

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Satish comes with an innovative and versatile experience in team building, strategy, product development and overall customer experience. Satish is an accomplished leader with a track record of value creation for the company and for customers.

He is passionate about creating new products and showing extensive leadership when it comes to building high-energy teams, setting up robust processes and finding optimal solutions to deliver value to our business and our customers. After a stint as the Chief Technology Officer, he went on to become the Chief Executive Officer at Medi Assist.

Satish’s immense knowledge about the TPA and healthcare industry has helped him steer this organization in the right direction and bring in various initiatives to help ease the system of claim processing. He is detail-oriented and has shown incredible responsibility and optimism in exploring new and innovative business and technology ventures, making him a trusted and valuable member of the Medi Assist leadership team.

After completing his B-tech degree from IIT Madras and before joining Medi Assist, Satish was a part of respectable corporations including Tech Mahindra, Intergraph, YASU, SAP Labs and redBus. Over 21 years of diversified experience makes Satish a flawless leader and a great problem solver.

srimathi ranganathan

Ms. Srimathy RanganathanDirector

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Ms. Srimathy Ranganathan, has been a Whole Time Director on the Board of Medi Assist from August 2014 to September 2018. She has been re-appointed as a Non-Executive Director on the Board effective April, 2019.

Srimathy joined Medi Assist in July 2009 as Chief Operating Officer and has been part of the leadership team in all its initiatives and has been a key catalyst for driving growth at Medi Assist by institutionalizing the Sales Structure and Processes.

Prior to that Srimathy was a Direct Recruit Officer (Accounts) of the 1980 batch and served for over 28 years at the Oriental Insurance Company. She has been associated with their IT plans and has pioneered the design and implementation of Accounts Module of the Core Insurance solutions across 1000+ offices Pan-India . She has also actively coordinated with the Boston Consulting Group and steered the Business Process Reengineering initiatives across offices at the Oriental Insurance Company.

A gold medallist from College and University Rank Holder in BCom from Madras University, MBA from IGNOU, New Delhi and an Associate Member of Insurance Institute of India , she has also done a course on Project Management from Asian Institute of Management, Manila Philippines.

Nikhil Chopra

Mr. Nikhil ChopraChief Business Officer

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Nikhil is a highly-motivated and passionate business leader with a penchant for driving revenue and business growth across various industries. Currently working as the Chief Business Officer at Medi Assist, Nikhil strives to build sustainable and meaningful business relationships and partnerships. He oversees strategies that are designed to facilitate sustainable & demonstrated profitable growth for the business. His vast experience has helped him build new lines of revenue and scale business above and beyond expectations.

He is appreciative of the finer nuances of structuring robust organizations that are built to persist and generate a substantial surplus. His expertise vastly lies in areas of Revenue Management, Transition Management, Growth Enhancement, Enterprise Information Visibility, Business & Product Strategy, Business Development, Marketing, Pre-Sales, Customer Engagement and Retention, Team management, Financial Model Building, Projections & Valuations, IPO, Negotiations, Cross-Border Activities Healthcare and TPA.

Nikhil completed his B-Com (Honors) from Osmania University and possesses an Executive Programme degree from ISB, he went on to work as a director at IndusAge Capital. After which he commenced his journey at Medi Assist as the head of MediBuddy Infiniti, 4 years ago. He has transitioned into many different teams since, showing the same enthusiasm in product creation and management. He is actively involved in process creation, stakeholder management and board management across the Medi Assist groups.

Himanshu Rastogi

Mr. Himanshu RastogiChief Technology Officer

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Himanshu comes with over 18 years of experience as a technology leader. He is responsible for building healthcare platforms at Medi Assist, one of the leading players in providing holistic healthcare and fitness solutions that aims to bring all partners/suppliers on a single platform and merge offline and online channels for catalogue, pricing and discounting.

Himanshu is quick to define architecture standards, adapt new technology stacks and develop processes for efficient and timely delivery to customers. He has built a strong engineering team of 60+ developers over the years, who aim at bringing healthcare providers and end consumers together for secure and seamless online experience.

Moreover, he evaluates new and emerging technologies while leading global technology strategy including enterprise architecture, cloud computing, AI/ML, blockchain, API, and more.

He possesses a B-tech degree from IIT Roorkee that has helped him deliver high performance platforms in the consumer and enterprise space. Prior to joining Medi Assist, Himanshu worked with Photon Infotech in the leadership role, CDC Software and IBM Global Services.

Samir Kulshrestha

Mr. Samir KulshresthaSenior Vice President and Head of Finance

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Samir has shown outstanding work and leadership as a Senior Vice President of Finance at Medi Assist. He has an impeccable attention to detail and is highly motivated and centered in creating and managing forecasting models, Cash flows, assessing risks in investments and making sure that all of this and more comply with regulations across partnerships and businesses within the organization. He has been at the forefront of driving cost efficiencies, revenue management, taxation and Audits.

He has had an eminent career in the E-commerce, Healthcare, Telecom and IT/ITES sectors, working with various companies like Practo, Fortis Healthcare, Indus towers and Genpact previously. His knowledge in business strategies, financial planning and reporting, controllership, revenue and cost efficiencies, Investor reporting, Process excellence, Internal controls, Setting compliance framework, tax, audit, treasury, legal, secretarial and Due Diligence is extremely powerful and benevolent to the clients and internal businesses alike.

Samir is a B-Com graduate and a Chartered Accountant, he has worked in highly competitive roles before and has gotten a chance to work with the leadership teams of various organizations. Moreover, he has been part of SAP and Oracle implementation teams and experience of 16+ years working on these ERPs. He has also had a chance to lead teams of upto 50+ members spread internationally.

Anitha Manikantan

Ms. Anitha ManikantanSenior Vice President and Head of People Practice

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Anitha is a result and detail oriented professional with an illustrious career in leadership roles with prestigious companies. She has strong business insight and possesses an ability to plan and execute strategically. She is currently heading the People practices team, at Medi Assist. She traverses an extra mile by strategically managing processes like Employee Retention, Reward and Compensation, OD Interventions, Corporate Policy, Change Management, ISO Implementation and more.

Deft in planning and enacting improvements to align with the cultures and processes of the organization’s strategy, vision, mission and objectives, Anitha has shown commendable performance in keeping up with workspace cultures and engagements. Her adventurous side has helped her utilize her potential for innovation in Human Resource Functions throughout her career. She has successfully led teams of HR Professionals who have instituted best HR practices on Cost Effective Training and Development, Competency Mapping, Performance Management, Compensation Strategies among others.

Anitha possesses a BA degree in Industrial relations, Sociology and Economics, she also has a Human Resource Management degree from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies. Her ingenuity and insightful nature, along with academic excellence and strong people skills make her an incredible leader who is able to direct productive cross-functional teams. She evinces motivational leadership that triggers loyalty and willingness in employees.