Stryker appoints a new head for its India operations

By Catherine Sturman
Leading medical technology company Stryker has revealed that it has appointed Meenakshi Nevatia as the company’s new managing director within its oper...

Leading medical technology company Stryker has revealed that it has appointed Meenakshi Nevatia as the company’s new managing director within its operations in India.

Asia is fast becoming one of the most promising markets. With an ageing population, increased pressures on healthcare organisations are leading health tech companies to view the area’s lucrative, long-term potential, particularly with the launch of its National Health Protection Scheme, Ayushman Bharat.

Responsible for driving the company’s business strategy, and extend the company’s footprint across the Indian market.

With extensive experience working for healthcare giant Novartis, Nevatia is well placed in tackling the challenges which entering a new market will bring to the business.

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"Customers and patients are at the heart of everything we do, and I look forward to bringing together our team to do more to improve lives in India," she said.

"I also look forward to creating an environment where our people, one of our core values, can continue to thrive and grow.”

Additionally, Nevatia has a Master in Business Administration in Strategy and Finance from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and Bachelor of Science in Economics and Mathematics from the Presidency College, Kolkata.

The news follows on from the company’s recent acquisition of HyperBranch Medical Technology, Inc., as part of its long-term growth strategy.

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