Metropolis Healthcare has appointed Ishita Medhekar as head-HR. She will lead the global HR team of the diagnostic company, and be responsible for driving growth through transformational HR interventions, supporting the organisation’s development and steering cultural-change initiatives and strategies.
A seasoned HR professional, with over 20 years of experience, Medhekar spent the last 15 years in the telecom, consultancy and pharma sectors, focussing on strategy and system designing and operations.
Medhekar makes the move from Sterlite Power, where she was the head-HR. She has also had successful stints with Bharti Airtel, Avaya Global Connect, AF Ferguson & Co. and JK Drugs and Pharmaceuticals.
Vijender Singh, chief executive officer, Metropolis Healthcare, expressed confidence in Medhekar’s diverse and rich experience. He believes that her in-depth knowledge of HR strategy, processes, design and business partnering, will be an asset to the organisation in its journey forward.
Metropolis Healthcare has widespread presence across 19 states in India. It offers actionable health insights to patients and doctors along with a range of about 3,500 clinical laboratory tests and 530 profiles, including advanced tests in diagnosis of cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases and many genetic abnormalities. It is considered amongst the top one per cent of the laboratories across the world, in terms of quality assurance.