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Mr. Surendran Chemmenkotil to join as CEO of Metropolis Healthcare Limited

Posted On : 2022-12-09 14:02:42( TIMEZONE : IST )

Mr. Surendran Chemmenkotil to join as CEO of Metropolis Healthcare Limited

Mr. Surendran Chemmenkotil to join as the Chief Executive Officer of Metropolis Healthcare Limited. He is a seasoned leader with 34 years of rich and diverse experience across consumer facing companies such as Xerox India Limited and Bharti Airtel Limited. Mr. Surendran will be joining Metropolis after a robust and successful stint as Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airtel Networks Ltd, Nigeria, a leading telecommunications company in Nigeria. He comes with a vast experience across geographies, functions and businesses to his credit.

Mr. Surendran began his career as a Customer Engineer at Xerox India Limited and was elevated to the rank of the Head of Outsource and Customer Satisfaction at national level. He then joined Bharti Airtel Limited., in 2003 and has worked across several verticals and in different roles across the country. He was the CEO for Airtel Northeast & Assam Circle and then moved in as CEO for Karnataka circle, which is Airtel's flagship market, heading Mobile, Broadband and Enterprise lines of business between 2013-2015.

With this stellar and consistent performance in various roles across geographies within India, Mr. Surendran was selected as the Managing Director & CEO for Airtel Networks, Nigeria which is the biggest market for Airtel Africa.

Mr. Surendran will be joining Metropolis Healthcare Limited as CEO, effective from 2nd January 2023. We believe his rigorous execution skills, keen ability to build strong teams and skill in building consumer services businesses will be critical in building Metropolis 3.0 as a strong and a preferred consumer brand.

On the education front, Mr. Surendran holds a Bachelor of Engineering with specialisation in Electronics and Power from Regional Engineering College, Nagpur and MBA from Annamalai University.

"In line with the strategy to build Metropolis as a strong consumer healthcare brand, we are delighted to onboard the New CEO Mr. Surendran Chemmenkotil. Metropolis has been built on a strong foundation of accuracy, ethics and empathy and has a strong vision for the future as a tech ready consumer brand, and I believe that Surendran is the right candidate to deliver the next phase of growth and ensure sustainable value creation for stakeholders. With over three and a half decades of experience, he will be instrumental in helping us cement our leadership position across our core markets and increase our market share & brand positioning across geographies for Metropolis. The board and I warmly welcome Surendran as the CEO and part of leadership team of Metropolis and wish him good luck in partnering with me to drive the Metropolis 3.0 strategy" - Ameera Shah, Managing Director, Metropolis Healthcare Limited.

"I am extremely pleased to be associated with Metropolis, a company that has been built on strong values, capabilities, and market leadership across markets. I am excited to build on Metropolis's strong foundation of being a respected healthcare brand trusted by clinicians and patients. I am hopeful of furthering the strength of the Metropolis Brand with all stakeholders." - Surendran Chemmenkotil.

Shares of Metropolis Healthcare Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 1427.45 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 1439.25. The total number of shares traded during the day was 4517 in over 816 trades.

The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 1438.10 and intraday low of 1421.40. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 6458440.00.

Source : Equity Bulls


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