New Delhi, Dec 23 (GCBusiness) Dr Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, has taken over as FICCI president.
She has picked up the baton from Sandip Somany, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, HSIL Limited, at the apex chamber’s 92nd Annual Convention held here.
Uday Shankar, President, The Walt Disney Company APAC & Chairman, Star & Disney India, has also been elevated as Senior Vice President of FICCI, and Mr Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director of HUL has joined FICCI leadership as Vice President.
Dr Sangita Reddy, a Global Healthcare Influencer, Healthcare Technocrat, a keen watcher of Indian and global economy, will be the FICCI president for 2019-20.
In a message, Dr Reddy said, “We will work together, we will innovate and we will find new ways. We will focus on science, innovation and entrepreneurship and bring in a new sense of energy, purpose and determination towards this tremendous goal of achieving $5 Trillion economy. We will make sure that every Indian is touched by this vision as we create a New India which is inclusive and prosperous.”
Dr Reddy has been conferred with an Honorary Doctorate by Macquarie University Australia, in recognition of her untiring efforts and resolute commitment to bringing transformative changes in healthcare, development of Health IT and championing manifold initiatives both in India and abroad. She is an Honorary Consul of Brazil in Hyderabad, appointed by the Government.
She was a member of The World Economic Forum digital committee and was also an elected Member of the Steering Committee on Health for the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-2017) by the Planning Commission. She has also been nominated by the Government as a Member of the Technology Development Board, Department of Science and Technology.