Sushmit Mitra, COO
Sushmit has a wide industry experience of more than 25 years at senior levels, as the CEO of Keventer Agro, Sales Head of Tropicana, and Deputy General Manager - Sales of Hindustan Latex. In addition he has worked with brands like "AMUL", "RALLIS" and "Reliance Fresh". He was actively engaged in training and consultancy in the field of FMCG and Agricultural Output Marketing. His research interests are in the areas of Rural Entrepreneurship and empowerment. He has published and presented papers in national and International journal & conferences.
Jaikrishnan A.R., Company Secretary
Jaikrishnan A.R. has over nine years of experience as Company Secretary for various organizations, stemming from LifeSpring Hospitals to HLL Lifecare Limited. In this role, he has assisted in the formation of LifeSpring as a joint venture company, facilitates Board meetings and Committees, and liaises with external regulators and advisors, such as auditors and lawyers. Mr. Jaikrishnan is trained in ISO 9001:2000 as an internal auditor, and ensures compliance with statutory matters both in letter and in spirit. He has an MBA from the University of Kerala; an ACS from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, New Delhi; and a B.Sc from the University of Kerala.
Mahesh Chander, Business Head
Mahesh Chander holds a PGDBM in Marketing and Finance Management(eq.MBA) and a bachelors degree in commerce. He has more than 15 years of experience in Business Development, Sales and Management positions. Mahesh held these positions across various domains that include Banking, Communications and Hospitals. Before coming onboard LifeSpring, Mahesh Chander was with Suraksha Childrens' Hospital as a
Manager(promotions). Earlier during his stint with Praja Co-Operative Urban Bank he held Passing Officer and later Asst. Manager Positions with Bankers Cheque/DD signing authority. Born and brought up in Hyderabad, Mahesh Chander has a great understanding of the culture and is excellent in crisis-management and versatile in all domains.
Shiva Shankar K, Manager - Process Control
A Commerce graduate from Osmania University, Shiva is an expert in hardware and networking. He has extensive experience in Management Information Systems in both Corporate and Government agencies. He started his carrier as a Commercial Supervisor with ITC Agro Tech, and then joined the United Nations Development Programme as a Program Associate. He continued with it in its latter form, DRDA-IKP (Velugu), as MIS In-Charge for almost 6 years before moving to an E-Governance Project at Comat Technology, Bangalore, where he worked as Manager -Information Systems for 2 years. Shiva has also worked as the District Coordinator with a Health Management & Research Institute-HMRI for one year. Before joining LifeSpring, Shiva was the Head-MIS & IT with Nano Financial Services India Private Limited for two years. Shiva joined LifeSpring in February 2011, where he heads the IT department.
Subba Rao T, Head - Finance
T. Subba Rao has over ten years of experience in the fields of Accounts, Finance, Budgeting, Taxation functions, and Statutory / Internal audits. Mr. Subba Rao has extensive experience in accounting in a range of industries, including health care, infrastructure, and consulting. He received his B.Com from Nagarjuna University and his I.C.W.A. from Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India, where he graduated in commerce.
Suresh K, Business Head
K. Suresh holds Masters in Business Administration(MBS) in area of Finance and Masters in Commerce (M.Com) from Osmania University. He has 12 years of cross functional experience in Monitoring Operations, Quality Accreditations, Risk Management and Business Development in Health Care Industry. Suresh is trained in ISO 9001:2008 as a Lead Auditor to ensure compliance with process and statutory matters. Before joining LifeSpring, Suresh was the Data Processing Officer in State Government of Andhra Pradesh CM Peshi for monitoring Irrigation Projects.
Suvigna S, Business Head
Ms. Suvigna holds a Masters Degree in Health Care & Hospital Management. She graduated in Animal biotechnology. Having 5 years of experience in health care industry, she started her career with Yashoda Hospital and later joined Apollo Hospital Enterprises Ltd. She was part of the team that implemented systems to control the country wide Pharmacy Operations, also played a pivotal role in coordination among cross-functional teams for streamlining supply chain processes.
Venkateswara Rao P, Business Head
Venkateswara Rao has over 14 years of experience in the fields of Accounts, Finance, Budgeting, MIS and Banking. He has been a member of LifeSpringís team since October 2008. Before joining LifeSpring, Venkateswara Rao worked in one of the Units of the Care Group of Hospitals, as an Assistant Manager of Finance and Accounts. There, he was responsible for the entire Finance and Accounts Division. Prior to Care Hospitals, he served at Kalyan Cooperative Bank, Hyderabad for 6 years. Venkateswara Rao graduated with a degree in Commerce from Andhra University in 1995.
In his leisure time, he enjoys playing with his daughter and participating in Anna Dan programs at Temples.
Venugopal, Business Head
Venu Gopal holds MBA (Operations) and PG Diploma in Clinical Research. Prior to LifeSpring, He was associated with Marie Stopes India and Headed Outreach Division and Reproductive Clinics in MP and AP. He was a part of Senior Operations Team of HMRI, launched 104 Mobile Services and Telemedicine in AP and Assam States. He was associated with Aurobindo Pharma and Fem care India during his early years of career in Marketing.
He has travelled extensively on various projects in Public Health to implement and stabilize PPP mode projects in USA, MP, Assam, AP and Jharkhand States.
Vijaybhasker Srinivas, Head - Process Control
Vijaybhasker holds a post-graduate diploma in Rural Management (equivalent to an MBA) from the Institute of Rural Management and a Bachelorís degree in law. He has over 15 years of experience in rural development, particularly in the fields of livelihood promotion using SHGs, and monitoring and evaluation. His experience spans several parts of India and various vulnerable communities. An accomplished trainer, he has been a resource person for training over 3,000 individuals. He is experienced in designing management systems, describing/ detailing processes and monitoring processes.