Ramesh Krishnan, Chief Executive Officer, India Operations Division, Parkway Pantai will step down on May1, 2018 and Dr Ajay Bakshi, former CEO, Manipal Hospitals will take over as CEO.
Parkway Pantai is one of Asia’s largest integrated private healthcare groups operating in Singapore, Malaysia, India, China, Brunei and United Arab Emirates. For over 40 years, its Mount Elizabeth, Gleneagles, Pantai and Parkway brands have established themselves as the region’s best known brands in private healthcare, synonymous with best – in – class patient experience and outcomes.
It is part of IHH Healthcare, the world’s second largest healthcare group by market capitalisation. IHH operates more than 10,000 licensed beds across 50 hospitals in 10 countries worldwide, offering the full spectrum of integrated healthcare services from clinics to hospitals to Quaternary are and a wide range of ancillary services including medical education.
Ramesh Krishnan, current Chief Executive Officer, India Operations Division, Parkway Pantai says, “Personally it has been a very fulfilling five years for me at Parkway Pantai in building the franchise across India. Today, India is one of our home markets, alongside Malaysia and Singapore. I am proud to hand over the baton to a highly qualified and passionate professional of Ajay’s calibre. He can steer the India operations through its next phase of growth and consolidation, and continue leading an excellent team which I have had the good fortune to put together.”
Dr Ajay Bakshi, Chief Executive Officer-Designate, India Operations Division, Parkway Pantai, says, “I am privileged to be invited to lead Parkway Pantai’s India Operations. I thank Ramesh for laying the groundwork so that I have a good foundation to build on our future developments in India. It’s an exciting journey ahead because of the tremendous growth potential for healthcare in India. We hope to serve and delight more patients through innovation for best clinical outcomes as well as safety, service and quality excellence.”