Saini will be responsible for steering the company into the next-generation technology era
Tertiary healthcare Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals has appointed Shashank Saini, a technology specialist with a cross-industry experience of over a decade, as its Head of Digital Health. An alumnus of AIHM, Chandigarh, Saini will further firm up the technological foundations of the company as it aims at expanding its reach across the country over the next few years.
Saini brings with him deep and cutting-edge knowledge of technology, engineering and analytics across IT, print & electronic media including digital marketing services. Saini led the sales vertical at DocOnline, OYO, DocTalk Solutions Inc, Practo and Airtel. He has a wide interest in healthcare and in his last stint, he headed sales division at DocOnline. He is also an active member of Project StepOne, a pan India health initiative of many doctors and technologists.
Saini will be responsible for steering the company into the next-generation technology era at a time when COVID-19, which has fuelled unprecedented growth in the digital healthcare sector.
“It gives me immense pleasure to become a part of an organization which is redefining the provision of healthcare in the country. I hope to use my experience and expertise to further push the boundaries of what technology can achieve with a view to develop robust and sustainable business strategies thereby taking the company to even greater heights,” said Saini.
“We are delighted to welcome Saini as our new Head of Digital Health. With a proven track record as a successful leader in sales and marketing, he has consistently delivered results over the years. He has a deep understanding of technology and business administration. I have tremendous confidence in his capability to align Ujala Cygnus’ world-class patient care with global best sales and marketing and digital strategies to drive and extend the next phase of our group’s market leadership,” Probal Ghosal, Chairman, Board of Directors, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals.
Dr Shuchin Bajaj, Founder and Director, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals, said, “Saini’s technical acumen as well as intuitive understanding of technology will go a long way in guiding the company in the right direction when digital health has become the need of the hour. With helming the technology element of the company, there is no doubt that Ujala Cygnus Group will achieve even greater successes in the coming future.”