Chairman & Managing Director
Dr. Velu has been awarded several recognition and has been named as "parallel entrepreneur" by Forbes and "first generation serial entrepreneur" by many but one thing he will always be - a proud waiver of the Indian flag in the face of tough international competition.Dr. Velu's vision, determination and futuristic approach to make healthcare affordable to one and all made it possible for the tens of thousands of Indians who accessed medical technology, diagnostic services, eye care, dental care and dialysis services which ...Read more
Chairman & Managing Director
Man who dreams of making India a self-sufficient nation in terms of medical technology, expertise and quality healthcare is Dr. GSK Velu.
Dr. Velu has been awarded several recognition and has been named as "parallel entrepreneur" by Forbes and "first generation serial entrepreneur" by many but one thing he will always be - a proud waiver of the Indian flag in the face of tough international competition.
Dr. Velu's vision, determination and futuristic approach to make healthcare affordable to one and all made it possible for the tens of thousands of Indians who accessed medical technology, diagnostic services, eye care, dental care and dialysis services which otherwise used to be a very costly affair and hence unaffordable for the common man.
Making Healthcare Accessible and Affordable not only to Indian Population but to the underprivileged population across the world is the vision for which he is working for over 27 years from 1988 in the Corporate World. All his corporate ventures work with one goal of improving access and affordability for Healthcare across the Globe with specific relevance to Under Developed/ Developing market.
Under the current portfolio, Dr. Velu is Chairman and Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare Pvt. Ltd., Largest Indian Medical Technology Company in the world, Founder and Chairman of Maxivision Eye Care Hospitals, Pioneers in Laser Surgery in India and Founder and Director, Apollo White Dental & Apollo Dialysis, largest chain of Dental hospitals & largest chain of Dialysis Clinics in India and Anchor Investor at Stakeboat Capital, Private Equity Fund. Dr. G.S.K. Velu was also an ex co-promoter of Metropolis Healthcare Limited, a pan-India chain of pathology and diagnostic centers, which he exited in the year 2015.
Executive Director & Group CFO
Mr. Partha Sarathi De started his association with Trivitron from 1st Dec 2014 as Group CFO and has been elevated as the Executive Director & Group CFO with effect from 1st October 2015. He is now the Board Member of Trivitron Health Care Ltd and other JV and subsidiary companies of Trivitron.
He is a graduate in Science with honors in Economics from Presidency College, Kolkata. Apart from being an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of India and The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, he has also completed certificate programs in Project Management and Strategy Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Kolkata and Indian School of Business (ISB) Hyderabad respectively.
Having completed his Article Ship from Price Waterhouse, Kolkata, Partha Sarathi De has more than 28 years of solid industry experience in which he headed the big industrial houses as CFO/Group CFO for the last 16 years. His milestone assignments include Chief Financial Officer and Head- Information Technology & BPR with Panacea Biotec Ltd in New Delhi, President Glass Group with Piramal Glass Ltd in Mumbai, President - Finance with Hero Cycle Ltd at Ludhiana, Chief Financial Officer with Bombay Dyeing & Mfg Co Ltd in Mumbai, AVP-Commercial with Indo Rama Synthetics (I) Ltd in Nagpur and Financial Controller with Arvind Mills Ltd in Ahmedabad.
Mr. Partha Sarathi De has a sound knowledge of Finance, Accounts, Controllership, SCM, Taxation, Commercial, Information Technology/SAP, Business Process Re-Engineering, Management Accounting, Strategy Management, M&A, Treasury and Banking related activities.
Executive Director, Group CPO & Head Corporate Communications
Chandra’s strong proficiency in Global Healthcare Sector enables her to offer strategic support for HR, administration and corporate marketing initiatives. She has been responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy to position Trivitron as one of the most preferred companies for employees to work for. It’s under her leadership that Trivitron has been awarded numerous Healthcare awards in the field of Human Resource Development and Management.
She started her professional career in Sales and Marketing in Trivitron way back in 1999. Ever since her association with Trivitron, she played a key role in various leadership roles which has been instrumental in positioning Trivitron as a Global Healthcare Leader in India and in International Market.
She played a key role in setting up a team of robust and highly qualified professionals across the company and supported Marketing, Engineering, Commercial and Manufacturing operations in Trivitron and within its Group companies.
Before joining Trivitron, Chandra had worked with Group 4 Securitas’s before shifting her domain to Healthcare Industry.
Chandra has a significant exposure in a wide range of HR expertise including international joint ventures, HR due diligence, change management and Strategic Development initiatives. She has been supporting Trivitron with proper HR endowment and deployment to achieve the corporate vision and creating an edge over the competition in the Medical technology industry. She has Master’s Degree in Business Management & International Marketing from Ukrainian Finnish Institute of Management.
He is the man behind the organization’s key business activities like strategy development & deployment and several new business development initiatives. He is responsible for expanding Trivitron’s realm in the Middle East and African markets.
With a rich industry experience close to three decades (27 years), he rendered customer support service and strategic business support to several leading multinational as well as Indian medical technology companies. His iconic achievements include: heading the 200cr international Healthcare project under Dutch aid as the project manager and the successful management of 120cr customer support business with P&L responsibility with a team of 120 professionals and 25 channel partners across South Asian markets including Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Talent pool creation, building team, training and development and delivering high quality services at affordable cost for the customer delight completes a day for him at the office.
President - Kiran Medical Systems
The formation of Strategic Alliances, Regulatory Affairs and Intellectual Property functions within the Trivitron Group became his responsibility after becoming a part of the leadership team in March 2015. Satyaki also takes care of the global commercial operations of Kiran Medical Systems in addition to managing the North America, APAC, Russia and Eastern European business of Labsystems Diagnostics Oy.
With a degree in Science with post graduate professional qualifications in information technology, business management, drug design and patents, Satyaki has 19 years of astounding experience in the Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Industry with extensive experience of managing operations, strategic alliances and research and development collaborations in North America, European Union and Emerging Markets. He served as the Vice President of International Business Development at Panacea Biotec before joining the Trivitron family.
CEO - Labsystems Diagnostics OY (A Trivitron Enterprise)
The year was 2014 when Geraldine joined Labsystems Diagnostics Oy as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. Her long long-standing expertise in Clinical Diagnostics and a comprehensive view of the IVD business allows her to lead the Global R&D initiative for the IVD branch of the Trivitron Healthcare group.
With a Ph.D., in Biochemistry from Pasteur Institute and University Denis Diderot in Paris, she did her post-doc in 'Biochemistry of Human Aging' before moving to the Pharma industry as a Senior Scientist in Aventis Pharma to work on Postgenomic High Throughput Assay Development Platform.
Later, she was appointed as Head of Research and Development at Ani Labsystems, where she aided in the enlargement of the company’s product portfolio and supported various development functions. She also worked as the Business Development Director at Cerba European Lab, CSS division, where she catalyzed an extraordinary business growth in 2 years.
COO - Labsystems Diagnostics OY (A Trivitron Enterprise)
Sameer D. Saral is one of the founders of Trivitron group with a thorough knowledge of the Indian Diagnostics Industry market. He is handling the group operations, manufacturing activities of the diagnostics products of Trivitron along with the regulatory affairs and the Ophthalmology division's business.
With an M.Sc (Tech) in Instrumentation from BITS, Pilani, Sameer D. Saral is a well-known personality in the Indian Medical Technology Space, credits to his 28 years of industry experience. He anchored the activities related to diagnostics products throughout the country in various domains like sales, marketing and technical service. Before the establishment of Trivitron, he served as the Head of Technical Support Division of Ciba Corning Diagnostics/Chiron Diagnostics (South Asia region).
Sr. Vice President - Referral Diagnostics
Since 2000, Nitin Jayram Sawant has been a part of the Trivitron family. He started as the National Technical Manager handling the responsibilities of application and service support for the diagnostics department. With his vast experience in various segments of diagnostics and an excellent command over the management operations related to the department, he is currently heading the Referral Diagnostics as the Senior Vice President.
As a research postgraduate in the field of Biochemistry, Nitin Jayram Sawant has a decade of experience in Clinical research laboratory. Before joining the Trivitron Healthcare group, he was associated with Chiron Diagnostics, USA for Nucleic Acid Diagnostics and also played a key role in Bayer Diagnostics.
Group Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer
Z. N. Benaissa leads marketing and strategy in Trivitron Healthcare Group. As a Global General Manager with expertise in growth markets, he focuses on building growth within the group by focussing on success for patients, institutions and partners using Trivitron’s unique experience and expertise in making high quality care accessible to all.
Mr. Benaissa has built a track record of designing and implementing successful go-to-market strategies in challenging environments. He has negotiated the launch of start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, and new product launches, while coping with the challenges of legal entity creation, due diligence, governance, compliance, change management and the rigors of cultural diversity in growth markets. A successful P&L manager who has led large, diverse and remote teams, he has been based in Paris, Dubai, New York, San Francisco, Niigata Japan, Geneva, and Chicago.
Mr. Benaissa is a specialist in Strategy, Marketing, Channel Management, Private & Government Sales, Healthcare IT, Medical Devices & Radiology, Business management in high inflation countries, Business management in countries with local currency depreciation/ appreciation, Conflict analysis & Conflict Solving and Collaborative business.
He is a graduate of the Stern School of Business in NY, The University of Chicago, and the International University of Japan in Niigata.
CEO – THPL
Dr. P. Siva Kumar holds a Doctorate degree in Biochemistry from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Subsequent to his Doctoral Degree, he worked as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in USA (American Health Foundation, New York and Brown University, Providence). He has more than two decades of experience in the healthcare industry and has been associated with introducing newer technologies in the Indian Diagnostics industry.
Siva Kumar started his career with Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited and has become the Country Manager, Dade Behring Diagnostics in India when Ranbaxy divested its diagnostics business to Dade Behring Inc. Subsequently, he became the Managing Director of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics when Dade Behring was acquired by Siemens Healthcare globally.
Prior to joining the Trivitron Group as the MD of Maxivision Group, Dr. Siva Kumar was the Country Manager at Agilent Technologies for about 5 years. In his role at Agilent, Siva Kumar was responsible for the overall LS AG Business growth and customer support in India managing revenue of $ 120 M. He was responsible for establishing strategies to further grow the business and make Agilent the market leader in the Analytical Instrument segment in India.
Prior to Agilent & Maxivision, he has been heading the Analytical Instruments Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific. While at Thermo Fisher Scientific he has been responsible for establishing processes and brings the Mass Spectrometry business to a higher level.
Dr. Siva Kumar joined one of the associated businesses of Trivitron Healthcare as the Managing Director of Maxivision Analytical Laboratories and is also closely associated with Maxivision Eye Hospitals and other businesses of Trivitron and Maxivision Group. In his current role as the CEO of Trivitron Healthcare Private Limited., Dr. Siva Kumar will be based out of Chennai and will be driving the healthcare verticals of the group and will be responsible for expanding the business and introducing newer technologies in IVD and Imaging Industries.
Siva Kumar is widely known in the Healthcare, Clinical Diagnostics and Analytical Instrumentation circles and his main thrust has been to establish customer focused service support system and provide ideal solutions to the customers.