SRL announced the appointment of Anand K as its new CEO. He takes over from Arindam Haldar, who has decided to pursue opportunities outside of SRL after leading the company over the last four years.
Anand has over 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry in India and international markets. Prior to joining SRL, he was with Apollo Group, based in Hyderabad, leading the diagnostics business of Apollo Health and Lifestyle.
He has been associated with Neuberg Diagnostics, Metropolis and others in the diagnostics sector. He is reportedly known for his strong record of building and leading great teams whilst delivering exceptional results. Anand is a graduate in Medical Laboratory Technology from JIPMER, Pondicherry and a Postgraduate in Management.
Speaking on the appointment, Ravi Rajagopal, Chairman, SRL said, “We are delighted to welcome Anand as the new CEO. SRL will benefit from his extensive experience in the diagnostics sector as it marches ahead to realise its tremendous potential. I would like to thank Arindam for his contribution and wish him all the best for his future endeavours.”
Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Fortis Healthcare shared, “I am happy to welcome Anand K. as the new CEO of SRL. With his rich business experience in diagnostics, we are confident that he will prove to be an asset in bringing differentiation in the business. With the diagnostics industry in India witnessing exponential growth, Anand’s deep knowledge and experience will be greatly helpful in providing strategic direction to the company and ensure value creation for all stakeholders. My best wishes to Arindam for his contribution to SRL and wish him all the best for future.”