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Board of Directors

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Smt. Rajashree Birla
Chairperson
Meet Mrs. Rajashree Birla, a beacon of compassion and leadership in philanthropy. As the driving force behind the Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives and Rural Development, she has pioneered impactful social initiatives. Chairperson of FICCI - Aditya Birla CSR Centre for Excellence and a Board member of prominent organizations, Mrs. Birla oversees the Aditya Birla Group‘s extensive healthcare and education projects across 7,000 villages, touching the lives of over 9 million people.
Recipient of the prestigious Padma Bhushan Award and numerous accolades for her contributions to social causes, Mrs. Rajashree Birla is a Director on the Boards of major Aditya Birla Group companies. Her humanitarian legacy is recognized globally, with portraits placed in the Rotary International Hall of Fame. A true visionary, Mrs. Birla continues to inspire positive change, making her an enduring symbol of philanthropic excellence.
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Shri Ashkaran Agarwal
Director
Shri Ashkaran Agarwal, a veteran with over 51 years of association with the Aditya Birla Group, particularly with Hindalco Industries Ltd., is a seasoned Director contributing significantly to the Group‘s success.
As a Board member of Hindalco Industries Limited, Novelis Inc., Aditya Birla Chemicals Ltd., and other key companies within the Aditya Birla Group, Mr. Agarwala brings invaluable insights to various projects under “The Aditya Birla Centre for Community Initiatives & Rural Development.“ His involvement extends to critical strategic and sustainability initiatives, showcasing his commitment to the Group‘s holistic growth.
Having joined Hindalco Industries Limited since its inception in 1959, Mr. Agarwala has witnessed and contributed to the remarkable growth of the Aluminum Industry in India. With over 52 years of dedicated service, he played a pivotal role in positioning Hindalco as one of the world‘s most cost-efficient producers of aluminum. His extensive knowledge spans both technological and commercial aspects of the industry.
A Commerce and Law graduate from Calcutta University and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Mr. A.K. Agarwala‘s leadership extends beyond corporate realms. He served as the President of the Aluminum Association of India for over four years and as the Vice-Chairman of the International Aluminum Institution for a substantial period. His commitment is further evidenced by his service on various committees formed by both State and Central Governments.

Executive Management

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Mr. Pamesh Gupta
CEO
With an illustrious career spanning over two decades, Mr. Pamesh Gupta currently occupies the esteemed role of Chief Executive Officer at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital, showcasing his adeptness in leadership and strategic management. His vision is to steer Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital towards sustained growth, innovation, and excellence in patient care, ensuring its enduring reputation as a trusted healthcare institution for generations to come. Before assuming this pivotal position, he held significant roles within the telecommunications industry, notably serving as EVP - Business Management at Vodafone Idea Ltd, where he distinguished himself as Business Head.
Mr. Pamesh Gupta's extensive experience is underpinned by a strong educational background. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Marketing from McGill University, a Master of Science (MS) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Nottingham, and a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) in Electrical, Electronics, and Communications Engineering from Malviya Regional Engineering College. His journey underscores a compelling fusion of academic prowess and practical expertise, positioning him as a formidable leader in the healthcare arena.
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Dr. Rajshekhar Iyer
Medical Advisor
Dr. Rajshekhar Ramnath Iyer is a distinguished healthcare professional with a wealth of experience and expertise in public health. Born on May 20th, 1954, in India, he has dedicated his career to advancing healthcare services and contributing significantly to community well-being. Dr. Iyer's educational journey includes earning his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) from Jivaji University, Gwalior, in 1979, followed by a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Health from Pune University in 1997, enhancing his qualifications and knowledge in public health management.
With over 33 years of professional experience, Dr. Iyer has played a crucial role in planning, procuring, and managing healthcare facilities. Beginning as an In-charge Medical Officer at Talera Hospital, PCMC, in 1979, he progressively contributed to the growth of healthcare facilities, overseeing the administration of multiple hospitals and dispensaries. Notably, he served as the Medical Director at Aditya Birla Health Services Private Limited from May 2012 to October 2019, showcasing his leadership and management skills.
Currently serving as the Medical Advisor since November 2019, Dr. Iyer continues to contribute his valuable insights to Aditya Birla Health Services. His multifaceted expertise, international contributions, and commitment to public health make Dr. Rajshekhar Ramnath Iyer an invaluable asset in the healthcare field, positively impacting healthcare delivery and community well-being.
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Dr. Ashutosh Srivastava
Medical Director
Dr. Ashutosh Srivastava, a seasoned healthcare professional with over 28 years of multifaceted experience, proudly serves as the Medical Director at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital. In this crucial role within the multidisciplinary super specialty corporate hospital, Dr. Srivastava spearheads clinical leadership, ensuring the highest standards of patient care, collaborating with department heads to establish clinical protocols, and monitoring the quality of medical services.
He is actively involved in smooth functioning of Tumour Board and is Chairman of Organ Transplant Committee. He was instrumental in formation of Institutional Ethics Committee, Scientific Research Committee and more like HICC etc. With a remarkable career journey, that, spans from foundational roles in hospital administration to executive leadership, Dr. Srivastava's impact extends across various domains like Digitalization – in which we are pioneers in 100% digitalization which includes OPD prescriptions, whole process of IPD from admission to discharge in which all equipments & monitors are integrated with hospital software.
This integration has reduced 40% documentation manual and monitoring documentation. He was actively involved in various accreditation activities in which achieved accomplishment in ACHS (Australian Council for Health Care Standards) implementation, Robotic Surgery, HICC, Credentialing of clinical staff etc. His strategic vision has been instrumental in contributing to the hospital's growth, aligning medical services with overarching goals, and identifying opportunities for enhancement.
His commitment to crisis management, technological integration and quality assurance reflects a dedication to ethical practice, patient safety and satisfaction. As a leader, he has successfully steer changes in healthcare regulations, advanced medical technologies and evolving patient expectations, leaving behind a lasting legacy of a well-managed patient-centric and cost-effective healthcare organization. Dr. Ashutosh Srivastava’s leadership draws attention to commitment to excellence, innovation and kindhearted patient care.
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Dr. Nitin Mahantshetty
Deputy Medical Director
Dr. Nitin Mahantshetty, MBBS, M.D. (Anesthesiology), PDCC (Cardiac Anesthesia), is the Deputy Medical Director and Senior Consultant at Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital. With over 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry, he excels as both a clinician and administrator. Specializing in Cardiac Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Dr. Mahantshetty has been actively involved in managing cardiovascular sciences and ICU as the Head of Department for over 15 years.
He earned his MBBS from J.N. Medical College, Belgaum, and completed his post-graduation in M.D. Anesthesiology from the Government Medical College in Vadodara. Furthering his expertise, he pursued a PDCC in Cardiac Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine from KLE'S Hospital And MRC, Belgaum. Proficient in Adult and Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia, Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography, and FATTE, he has presented papers and chaired sessions at State and National level conferences.
Dr. Mahantshetty is an active participant in NASDP, providing hands-on training in cardiac anesthesia and FATTE. He is associated with prominent medical councils and societies, including the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine, Karnataka Medical Council, Gujarat Medical Council, MMC, and IACTA.
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Mr. Pankaj Kumar Jain
Chief Financial Officer
Pankaj Kumar Jain currently holds the esteemed position of Chief Financial Officer at Aditya Birla Group, bringing a wealth of experience that spans over three decades. His significant contributions include a seven-year tenure as the President of Finance & Taxation at Essel Mining and Industries Limited. In this role, he adeptly headed the finance and taxation functions for various businesses and units within the mineral and mining sector of the Aditya Birla Group, showcasing exceptional leadership and financial acumen.
A distinguished professional, Pankaj Kumar Jain is a Chartered Accountant (CA) with a Graduation in Cost and Works Accountancy (CWA) from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. His educational journey, coupled with vast experience, positions him as a stalwart in the financial domain. With over three decades of dedicated service, including roles as Senior Vice President at Aditya Birla Group, Pankaj Kumar Jain continues to exemplify excellence in financial management, making invaluable contributions to the success of the Aditya Birla Group.
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Mr. Vijay Gole
Head - HR & General Administration
With a wealth of expertise spanning over two decades, Mr. Vijay Gole, our esteemed Head of HR & General Administration at Aditya Birla Hospitals, has been at the forefront of workforce management since September 2023. In this pivotal role, he orchestrates a positive work environment, spearheads impactful change initiatives, and ensures the seamless and efficient administration of the hospital's non-clinical functions. Notably, his distinguished career includes a significant tenure as the Head of HR for Sales & Marketing at Birla White. Here, Mr. Gole played a pivotal role in cultivating an agile and engaged workforce across India, contributing significantly to maintaining the No.1 position and enhancing the brand's premium status.
A distinguished alumnus of the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mr. Gole holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a distinction in Human Resources Development. His educational journey also features a post-graduate diploma in System Management from NIIT Training Centre and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Wilson College. With an illustrious career that spans across organizations like UltraTech Cement, Aditya Birla Group HQ, and Anand Rathi Financial Services and Citigroup, Mr. Gole's strategic prowess and holistic understanding of HR functions have left an indelible mark in each role he has undertaken.