Chandra Sekhar has an extensive work experience of over 25 years and has played a significant role in the Health Care and Health Insurance Industries in India. As the Chief Executive Officer of Apollo Health & Lifestyle (AHLL), the retail healthcare business of Apollo Hospitals Group, he leads eight business units – Apollo Clinics, Apollo Spectra, Apollo Cradle, Apollo Diagnostics, Apollo Sugar, Apollo White Dental, Apollo Dialysis and Apollo Fertility.
Prior to assuming the role of the CEO at AHLL, Chandra Sekhar was the President-Corporate & International, of the Apollo Hospitals Group, and was responsible for spearheading the Group’s various corporate initiatives and international Business. In his earlier work experience, he was also the Principal Consultant- Healthcare with ICICI Ventures and Executive Director at Global Hospitals Group. In an earlier stint with the Apollo Hospital Group, which Lasted nearly a decade, Chandra Sekhar held various positions in the group, which included Group President – Marketing of the entire group.
Chandra Sekhar has a deep experience in the Health Care Industry for over 18 years and has played a key role in the formation of a Standalone Health Insurance company in India, besides heading business development, marketing for hospital chains, supporting various projects including the development of a Third Party Administration (TPA) Company. He has a sound understanding of various other spaces in healthcare such as Hospital operations and projects, Primary care, Wellness, Disease Management etc.
He has travelled widely for business development and strategic partnerships across India, SAARC, MENA regions, Europe, USA & UK.
He also has a strong academic background with an MBA from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India and Advanced Management Programs from the Indian School of Business and the Kellogg’s School of Management, Chicago, USA.
Mr. D.V. Sivaram has been working in the capacity of General Manager and Company Secretary since March 2013 with AHLL. He has more than 16 years of experience in Financial Accounting, Funding, Treasury and Funds Management, Taxation, Compliance, Corporate Governance, Company Secretarial matters, Mergers & Amalgamations, Legal and Regulatory Affairs. Before joining AHLL Mr. Sivaram worked in Infrastructure, BPO, Power Generation and Mobile VAS industries in various capacities holding similar profiles.
Mr. D. V. Sivaram is an Associate Members of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Associate member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India, Associate Member of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK) and he also holds Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Andhra University.