Fortis Healthcare Limited (Fortis) has announced the appointment of Anil Vinayak as its new Group Chief Operating Officer (GCOO). Vinayak will lead operations for Fortis at a group level and will be based at the Corporate Office of Fortis in Gurugram, Haryana.
Vinayak is a seasoned professional with a career spanning 32 years across financial services, consumer products and healthcare. He has held senior roles in global as well as Indian organisations and is a well-respected leader in the industry. He has strong experience in operations management, team building, organisational transformation, product development, business development and partnerships, which will undoubtedly enable him to be effective in this role.
Vinayak has previously worked with Asian Paints (India) Limited, American Express Bank Ltd, Mastercard International and Europe Assistance India. His last assignment was with Max Healthcare Institute Limited as Senior Director and Chief Operating Officer, Cluster 1. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Punjab University and a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, MD & CEO, Fortis, said, “We are delighted to welcome Anil Vinayak, as our new GCOO. With a proven track record as a successful leader in operations, he has consistently delivered results over the years. Vinayak also has a deep understanding of marketing operations. I have tremendous confidence in Vinayak’s capability to align Fortis's world-class patient care with global best strategies to drive and extend the next phase of Fortis's market leadership.”
Vinayak said, “This is a challenging period for the entire nation, and particularly for the healthcare industry. I am assuming responsibility at a time when we have a significant role to play in supporting the government and our communities in handling the pandemic. I am honoured to have this opportunity and look forward to building on the strong foundation of a reputed brand such as Fortis, highly committed clinical and non-clinical talent, strong values and pan-India hospital network to achieve our objectives.”