• Ashish Maheshwari,    CFO, Apollo Health And Lifestyle

    Ashish Maheshwari, CFO, Apollo Health And Lifestyle

  • In today's dynamic business landscape, the role of a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) has undergone significant transformation. No longer limited to financial matters alone, a CFO has become a strategic partner to the CEO, providing valuable insights and playing a crucial role in driving critical decision-making and implementing tactical approaches within the organization. This shift is particularly relevant for Indian businesses as they prepare for international competition with a futuristic outlook. In this context, the role of CFOs becomes even more critical. One exceptional individual who embodies the multifaceted role of a CFO is Ashish Maheshwari. With an impressive career spanning nearly two decades, Ashish has established himself as a renowned global business leader. He has held prominent positions in reputable organizations across India, UAE, and Qatar, contributing to their growth and transformation.

  • Ashish Maheshwari: Leveraging Two Decades Of Expertise To Steer Through Business Challenges

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By: Sujith Vasudevan, Managing Editor

The pharmaceutical industry has been under immense pressure ever since the first case of COVID-19 was reported. However, one of the silver linings of the pandemic was that it triggered more remarkable ways to research and develop

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Top 10 CFOs from Healthcare Industry - 2023

Financial Aspects Every Indian Healthcare Organization Must Be Aware Of

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Every sector has come across various stages and thus faced diverse set of challenges over the years. Similarly, each of the sub-verticals of the healthcare industry is facing a different challenge. As a result


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As the Chief Operating Officer of KD Hospital, my responsibilities encompass overseeing medical and non-medical operations, finance, HR, and marketing. I have been with the hospital for over four and a half years, during which we have


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Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation, believed that the village should be the center of all activity in India. He saw the village as the backbone of the


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In the wake of technology, the world witnessed many changes in the business ecosystem. The healthcare sector, in particular, has been heavily

  • Top 10 CFOs from Healthcare Industry - 2023

    CFOs Enhancing the Financial Condition of the Healthcare Industry
    Health care and its Importance:
    Health care refers to the efforts that medical professionals make to restore our physical and mental well-being. The term also includes the provision of services to maintain emotional well-being. We call people and organizations that provide these services 'health-care providers. The term "health" refers to a complete state of emotional and physical well-being. The Healthcare domain exists to assist people in maintaining their optimal health and leading a quality life. Stress management and living a longer, more active life are both dependent on good health.

    Healthcare Industry: The healthcare industry is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing industries. Consuming over 10 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) of most developed nations, health care can form an enormous part of a country's economy. A good healthcare system is important to reduce the burden on families and contribute to national growth.

    Roles and responsibilities of CFO: The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a company has primary responsibility for the planning, implementation, managing and running of all the finance activities of a company, including business planning, budgeting, forecasting and negotiations. The CFO is also responsible for managing the financial actions of the company.

    "Get your finances in order with a CFO’s border"

    Significance of CFOs from Healthcare Industry: A healthcare chief financial officer is the person who ensures that a hospital or hospital systems run in the most cost effective manner and they are responsible for managing all financial risks for the organization. The CFO also plays a critical role in ensuring that the hospital's financial resources are being used effectively. They must monitor the hospital's financial performance, identifying areas of improvement and implementing strategies to optimize financial performance. The CFO's primary responsibility is to ensure the financial stability of the hospital. They must develop and manage the hospital's budget, ensuring that it aligns with the institution's strategic goals and objectives.

    CEO Insights in this issue presents a list of ‘Top 10 CFOs from Healthcare Industry - 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience in offering effective skills to the market. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board. We recognize their valuable contribution to the ever expanding and competitive market and their ability to sustain themselves and emerge as top contestants through their reliable knowledge.

Top 10 CFOs from Healthcare Industry - 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Ovum Hospitals Anup Agarwal, CFO Ovum Hospitals A chartered accountant having 13+ years of performance driven experience, with expertise in fund raising, through various channels including private equity, banks, capital market instruments and others
Apollo Health & Lifestyle Ashish Maheshwari, CFO Apollo Health & Lifestyle An innovative business leader with almost two decades of experience, striving to learn new things that are outside his comfort zone and thrives in challenging situations
Sparsh Hospital Badrinarayan Srikanth, Group CFO Sparsh Hospital A visionary leader with 21 years of experience, skilled in finance & business planning, financial reporting, corporate finance and others
Paras Healthcare Dilip Bidani, Group CFO Paras Healthcare A professional leader with 35 years of experience across healthcare, FMCG and services industries, skilled in mergers & acquisitions & initial public offerings, profit & loss management and others
Clinical Diagnostic Centre Divesh Parekh, Head-Finance & Administration Clinical Diagnostic Centre A seasoned finance expert with over 24 years of professional expertise, has been instrumental in driving business growth and ensuring sound financial practices within the healthcare sector
Jeena Sikho Lifecare Nanak Chand, CFO Jeena Sikho Lifecare An accomplished financial professional, with over 13 years of experience in many verticals, has demonstrated expertise in financial management & strategic planning, business development, contributing to organizational growth and success
Narayana Health Sandhya Sriram, Group CFO Narayana Health An incredible leader with two decades of experience, skilled in FMCG & target costing, forecasting, financial analysis and more
Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre Shalabh Paliwal, CFO Jaslok Hospital & Research Centre An experienced finance professional with a demonstrated history of working in the consumer goods industry and healthcare industry, skilled in internal audit, corporate finance, auditing, and accounting
Woodlands Hospital Sivakumar S, CFO Woodlands Hospital A passionate professional with strong business and commercial acumen having expertise in business transformation, growth & strategy, P&L management, finance, accounts, revenue assurance and others
HealthCare Global Srinivasa Raghavan, Founder and Managing Director HealthCare Global A senior finance leader with 30 years of diversified business experience of which 20 years in senior management positions in manufacturing, IT and ITeS industry, also include start up, business turnaround, and others

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