Onkar S Kanwar
Chairman, Apollo Tyres Ltd
Chairman, Artemis Medicare Services Limited
President, Indian Rubber Manufacturers Research Association
Past President, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry
Past President, International Chamber of Commerce, India
Past Chairman, Automotive Tyre Manufacturers' Association
Onkar S Kanwar is the Chairman of Apollo Tyres Ltd., one of largest automotive tyre manufacturer in India. As a visionary entrepreneur, he plays a pivotal role in the company's operations and the articulation of its business philosophy.
Innovation, quality and exclusivity are his guiding principles, which have steered Apollo Tyres to become a leader in the Indian market by implementing several pioneering initiatives in the spheres of product, marketing, R&D and manufacturing. Registered in 1976, Apollo Tyres under his leadership transformed itself from an Indian tyre manufacturer of commercial vehicles to a global entity with a full-fledged product portfolio, spanning 3 continents.
Onkar Kanwar also has business interests in healthcare services. The first state-of-the-art, super speciality hospital, Artemis Hospitals, has been established in Gurgaon, India. Artemis Hospitals is looking to redefine customer care and facilitation by using the latest technology, under some of the best doctors, to enable faster disease identification and cure.
As a business leader, Onkar Kanwar has been closely associated with leading national and international industry organisations. He is the Past President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), former Chairman of the Automotive Tyre Manufacturers’ Association and was a Member of the Board of Governors for the Indian Institute of Management (Kozhikode). Currently, he is the Chairman of the BRICS Business Council, India.
A Science and Administration graduate from the University of California, Onkar Kanwar lives in New Delhi. A widely travelled individual, with an ear for Indian and Western classical music. He devotes a large part of his time to reading and is passionate about learning modern management practices and their successful application in business.
Dr. Devlina Chakravarty
MD, DNB, DMRD, DHA
Artemis Medicare Services Limited
Dr. Devlina Chakravarty started her career in 1993 as a radiologist trained from Mumbai University. She did fellowships/ preceptorship programmes from University of Berlin (Germany), UCLA (Los Angeles) and Brigham & Women (Boston) in Head and Neck & Body Imaging. She worked as senior faculty and Programme Director in Radiology in different reputed hospitals in Delhi before joining Artemis in 2007. She strongly believes in ethical practices in healthcare and quality of service. She believes private hospitals can make "profits" without "profiteering." She is a process and system driven person and believes strongly in "quality" and "efficiency" in healthcare. Good medical outcomes, patient safety, infection control and antimicrobial resistance are something close to her heart over and above creating great working environments for doctors and all other staff, through a transparent system of management. "Personalized tertiary care" with "service excellence" is her motto. Her dream is to create the most prestigious hospital in India with cutting edge technology, best in class professionals, medical education, ethical and transparent practices.
Dr. (Col) Manjinder Singh Sandhu
MD, DNB, DM (Cardiology), FSCAI, FACC, MHA (Walden University, USA)
Director - Cardiology & Artemis Cardiac Care Pvt. Ltd.
Dr. (Col) Manjinder Sandhu has graduated from Armed Forces Medical College in 1986. He did his MD (Medicine) from Pune University and DNB (Medicine) in 1993. He was awarded with the Gold medal for standing first in MD. He has done DM (Cardiology) from PGIMER, Chandigarh in 2001. He has completed his master’s in health administration from Walden University, USA.
He is an interventional cardiologist with an illustrious 16 years’ experience post DM and has independently performed over 20,000 procedures till date. His practice specializes in complex coronary interventions like Primary angioplasty (with usage of Thrombosuctiondevices, IABP etc.), Bifurcation lesions, Chronic total occlusions and Left Main lesions. He is well versed in usage of adjunctive devices like cutting balloons, angiosculpt, IVUS, Rotablation,Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR) etc. Most are performed by Radial Route.
He had a distinguished career in the Army Medical Corps and was last posted as Senior Adviser (Medicine and Cardiology) at Base Hospital, Delhi Cantt and was also holding appointment of Addl. Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi Cantt. He has had the honor of being the accompanying Cardiologist to The President of India on tours. He is a fellow of American College of Cardiology and Society for Cardiac Angiography and Interventions
He has worked in esteemed organizations like Indian Armed Forces, Batra Hospital & Research Centre. He joined Artemis Hospital in July 2011 as Director- Cardiology and was re-designated as Medical Director and Director cardiology with effect from 1st April’ 2013 to 30th June 2019. He has been assigned additional responsibility of creating a chain of Cath Labs run by Artemis Cardiac Care Pvt Ltd in multiple cities across the country from 1st May’2019. He is a staunch advocate of ethical practice and enforces it throughout the hospital.
Dr. Sumit Ray
MBBS, MD (Anaesthesia), Fellowship InCritical Care Medicine (USA)
Chief Medical Services & Chairperson – Critical Care
Dr. Sumit Ray graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University in 1989. He also qualified his MD in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care from the same institution. After working as Senior Resident for 3 years, he went for his Fellowship in Critical Care Medicine to the University of South Florida, USA and completed the fellowship in December 1999 and returned to India. On his return, he joined as a Consultant in Critical Care Medicine at Sir Gangaram Hospital in the year 2000 where he remained for the next 18 years. He was Vice-Chairperson of the Department of Critical Care & Emergency Medicine at Sir Gangaram Hospital and was a Member of its Board of Management. He has been a teacher and examiner for Diplomate National Board (DNB) Critical Care Medicine for the past many years.
His interests are in the delivery of high quality healthcare ethically in an academic setting. His academic and research pursuits have been in line with this ethos and he has published more than 40 articles and chapters on Critical Care and larger issues of ethical healthcare delivery in India, in multiple international and Indian journals and books. He was awarded the Chikitsa Ratna by Indian Medical Association (Delhi) in 2013 for exceptional clinical and humanitarian contribution to Critical Care Medicine. He joined the Artemis team in September 2018, as Chairperson Critical Care and was given the additional responsibility of Chief of Medical Services since May 2019. He has responsibility for the delivery of high quality ethical medical and nursing care to all those who visit Artemis Hospital, in coordination with the Managing Director.
Mr. Sanjiv Kothari
Chief Financial Officer, Artemis Hospitals
Chartered Accountant with a passion for perfection, Mr. Kothari has over 25 years of expertise and knowledge in the Finance &Accounting domain.
Being associated with Apollo International as VP Accounts for more than 2 years, he has already been spearheading the Finance team at Artemis since September 2013. Prior to joining Apollo, he had been associated with industry giants like Ultratech cement & Gujrat Perstrop Electronics Ltd.
Apart from being good with numbers, he is an excellent leader and team player.
Flt. Lt. Saras Malik
Head - Human Resource and Training, Artemis Hospitals
Flt Lt (Ms) Saras Malik has more than 20 years of rich managerial experience in Human Resources and Administration under the rigorous, exacting standards of Indian Air Force and result-oriented measures of the Corporate. She has been associated with Artemis for over 6 years. Prior to joining Artemis Hospital, she has worked with Fortis Healthcare for more than 5 years and as Administration branch Officer with Indian Air Force for 8 years.
A strong believer of teamwork, she works in collaboration with others towards mutual success of the team's objectives. She has a management style based on strong interpersonal and human relations skills and has the ability to build a motivated team with a strong customer focus.
She is an active member of various hospital Committees like Disciplinary Action Committee, Grievance Redressal Committee, Credentialing & Privileging Committee for doctors and nurses.
She is a Post Graduate from Delhi University and has done Business Management from MDI.
Mr. Rakesh Kaushik
Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary, Artemis Hospitals
Rakesh is a seasoned legal professional with over 22 years of experience (Domestic and International) in various facets of Corporate Legal Practice including Corporate Laws, Companies Act and Secretarial Practices, Litigation, Compliance, Contracts, Merger and Acquisition, Risk Mitigation and Governance across industries.
Rakesh has inter alia worked with Hindustan Unilever, Bharti Airtel, American Tower Corporation and Usha International. Partnering with business in strategic and policy initiatives, Regulatory interface, Public Policy, dealing with law enforcement agencies and legal support system have been his key focus areas.
Handling high-stake and complex litigations, negotiation of contracts and commercial transactions, ensuring compliances and risk mitigation are highlights of his career. He led legal due diligence for enabling merger and private equity funds.
Rakesh is a Bachelor of Law from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University and is a Fellow Member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Prior to joining Artemis, Rakesh was leading Global role for Legal and Regulatory Compliances and Assurance with Bharti Enterprises overseeing India, SE Asia and Operating countries of Africa.