Gaurav Anand joins Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals as COO
Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals has appointed Gaurav Anand, a hospital management professional with over 18 years of experience, as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Anand will further strengthen the efforts of the company as it aims at providing the best healthcare facilities across the country.
Anand brings with himself a rich experience of leading strategic and operational initiatives in established multinational companies. He has been instrumental in handling branding, hospital launch plans, consultant acquisition, marketing plans, tie-ups and associations. He is skilful in monitoring hospital processes and optimising operational efficiency. Throughout his career, Anand has worked in several capacities including senior management and leadership positions during which he has had an illustrious and eventful career.
Anand started his career as a Management Trainee in Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. He has a wide interest in healthcare wherein he has worked with Apollo Hospitals, Jaypee Hospital, Columbia Asia Hospitals, and international assignments in various capacities. He has been working independently in the consulting space for the last few years where he has offered his services to various clients on subjects ranging from setting up new facilities, project management, operational efficiency, and business augmentation among others.
Anand will be responsible for steering the company’s management operations with the help of technology at a time when the healthcare sector is witnessing unprecedented growth and innovation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We are delighted to welcome Anand as our new Chief Operating Officer. With a proven track record as a successful hospital management professional, he has consistently delivered results over the years. He has a deep understanding of hospital operations, along with a sharp insight into how technology can be used in healthcare management. I have huge confidence in his abilities to steer growth and give new heights to the Ujala Cygnus’ efforts to provide world-class patient care,” says Probal Ghosal, Chairman, Board of Directors, Ujala Cygnus Healthcare.
Dr Shuchin Bajaj, Founder and Director, Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals, said, “We are delighted to welcome Gaurav Anand as the Chief Operating Officer in Ujala Cygnus Group of Hospitals. Mr Anand’s management acumen, as well as his deep understanding of hospital operations, will go a long way in guiding the company in the right direction. Anand at the helm of management operations, there is no doubt that Ujala Cygnus Group will achieve even greater successes in the coming future.”
Anand is an alumnus of the prestigious International Management Institute, New Delhi.
“It gives me immense pleasure to become a part of a company which is redefining healthcare in the country. As a pioneer in its field, Ujala Cygnus has set an example in the Indian healthcare sector. I hope my experience and expertise will further help the organisation in pushing boundaries to develop a robust healthcare ecosystem that could reach the remotest parts of the country,” said Anand.