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Anish Bafna
Anish Bafna
Group CEO, Healthium

Anish became the CEO of Healthium Group in August 2018. Tasked with the responsibility of taking the company through transformational growth, Anish has strengthened the Leadership Team with diverse talent and charted the pace for the Company’s growth.

Prior to joining Healthium Medtech, Anish was the President Japan, for Baxter Healthcare. He has over 25 years of Operational and General Management experience in the Healthcare Industry. He has lived in Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Singapore and Japan and has a proven track record of building sustainable and profitable businesses with a strong focus on continuous business improvement.

Vishal Maheshwari
Group CFO, Healthium

Vishal Maheshwari joined Healthium in February 2019, as Group Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for bringing in financial vitality, growth and strategic direction for the Healthium Group. Presently, he also heads the IT  and International Business functions.

Before joining Healthium, Vishal was a Finance Director for the $1bn, Established Pharmaceutical Business India, at Abbott Laboratories and Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. ($58bn sales). Vishal is both a Chartered Accountant & a Cost Accountant with over 20 years of experience in Financial Planning & Control, Process Optimisation, Accounts, Audit, Indirect Taxation, MIS & Budgeting.

Kankana Barua
Kankana Barua
Group CHRO, Healthium

Kankana joined Healthium in February 2019 as a Group CHRO and is responsible for the transformation and integration of the Group Companies. An enterprising professional with a background in Human Resources, Kankana is a great coach and mentor and is focused on creating platforms for employees to operate at their full capacity. Kankana’s previous experiences include being Chief People Officer at Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Senior Vice President & Global Head Human Resource at Jubilant Drug Discovery and Development Services.

She has completed her Company Secretary course from ICSI and is the First Women Company Secretary from North East India. In addition, she is also a Law Graduate and holds a PGDHRM degree from Pondicherry University.

Paul Cook
CEO - Clinisupplies

Paul is responsible for the Clinisupplies Business, headquartered in the UK. With a wealth of leadership experience in Commercial and General Management gained working across the Healthcare Sector, Paul is committed to ensuring Clinisupplies makes a difference on a daily basis to the lives of all of our customers. Paul continuously strives for innovation to provide healthcare professionals & patients with the best possible solutions & services from Clinisupplies.

Mohammed Azeez
Mohammed Azeez
COO - Healthium Medtech

Azeez joined Healthium 12 years ago. He focuses on the design and implementation of strategies and plans, monitoring performance and mentoring heads and managers of HMPL facilities across all geographies. He is involved with the CXO team to find new areas for growth and improvement for the company & its divisions in alignment with the overall corporate strategy. Prior to joining Healthium, Azeez worked with Unimed, Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Sutures Ltd.

Dr Ashok Moharana
Chief Medical Officer, Healthium Medtech

Dr. Ashok joined Healthium in Jan 2019. As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ashok primarily focuses on creating a highly compliant, scientifically driven organisation.  He is also responsible for clinical evidence generation, engaging and partnering with KOLs as knowledge partners and driving innovations in the medical field through co-creating and developing new products that enhance user-experience for surgeons, thereby resulting in better patient outcomes. He has a proven record on driving key cross-functional initiatives to improve NPR and life-cycle management and managing and mentoring agile teams in Medical Affairs, Clinical Development, Regulatory Affairs and Patient Safety.
A dynamic and forward-looking professional with over 22 years of experience in Scientific, Clinical/Medical, Regulatory Affairs, Operational Leadership and Change Management, Dr. Ashok has been instrumental in providing strategic and transformational guidance to the Life-sciences Businesses in India and in the Asia-Pacific.

Prior to joining Healthium, Dr. Ashok has had a significant tenure with Baxter International Inc., Novo Nordisk, Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals, and Dr. Reddy’s Group both in India and the Asia Pacific.

Ehsan Huq
Ehsan Huq
SVP - Commercial, Healthium Medtech

Ehsan joined Healthium in October 2019 to lead our commercial operations and improve access to our range of precision MedTech devices by enhancing reach beyond our current 18,000 hospitals and nursing homes in India. Ehsan has held leadership roles in the Healthcare and Life Sciences space at Danaher, Baxter and Johnson & Johnson.

Raajjhesh Kulkarni
Head Quality, Healthium Medtech

Raajjhesh joined Healthium in Oct 2018 as Head Quality. Raajjhesh brings with him over 25 years of diverse experience in Domestic and International markets, across Manufacturing, Product Development, Quality and Regulatory Affairs by working in companies like Johnson & Johnson Pvt. Ltd., Mentor WW LLC, Baxter India Pvt. Ltd. His focused efforts towards reliable product quality & service to the customer, meeting new customer needs and ensuring audit-ready sites, taking the Group to the next level.

Anoop Penupolu
Anoop Penupolu
VP - Sironix Arthroscopy Solutions, Healthium Medtech

Anoop leads the Sironix division of Healthium that creates minimally invasive arthroscopic products. He has been instrumental in driving R & D and creating the Sironix portfolio of Implants, Instruments and Capital Equipment with a focus on innovative product designs that are easy to use for Doctors and creating better patient outcomes. Anoop joined Healthium in 2015 handling new products and the Consumex portfolio. In his earlier assignments, he has worked in the FMCG sector and the Alco-bev Industry.

Ambarish Jajodia
AVP - New Product Development & Strategic Initiatives, Healthium Medtech

Ambarish joined Healthium in February 2019 to lead strategy, partnerships and new product development towards the company’s vision. Prior to joining Healthium Medtech, Ambarish was the Group Manager for Baxter Healthcare’s Renal Care Services Business in Asia and a member of Goldman Sachs’s Healthcare Research Team based out of Hong Kong. He has over 10 years of work experience in the healthcare industry, across various regions and roles.

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