A graduate from the University of Michigan, Ann Abor with a concentration in Finance and Accounting she worked with Ernst & Young in England for 7 years and qualified as a chartered accountant during the course of her training there. Post that she came back to Dubai to work with DM Healthcare, as Finance Director for Medcare for a year. After, a year she was posted to look after corporate strategies and affairs for the group. This mainly involved building underlying corporate functions which can be building blocks between and across the various verticals of DM healthcare. This includes areas such as training and development, appraisals, new business opportunities such as MVT, setting up a central purchasing committee and other corporate initiatives. More recently, she has stepped into a more global role overlooking the Gulf operations of Aster Hospitals and Clinics.
Karthik holds a Master’s Degree in Management from Asian Institute of Management, Manila and also has an Executive Management degree from IIM, Bangalore. Prior to joining Aster DM Healthcare, Karthik was the Regional Director – Southern India at Fortis Healthcare Ltd. Karthik was also responsible for Le Femme (Women & Children) vertical and Hospitals in Mauritius at Fortis Healthcare and also served on the Board of Lanka Hospitals Corporation. He brings in about 2 decades of experience in serving organizations in India largely in healthcare industry. Karthik’s experience spans across operations management, marketing including brand management and integrated marketing communications, strategic alliances & growth management, patient engagement and Clinician relations management.