Sanjay Sinha appointed CHRO, Fortis Healthcare

Sinha was earlier working with the Hinduja Group and has over two decades of experience.


Fortis Healthcare has appointed Sanjay Sinha as its new chief human resources officer (CHRO) with effect from 17 June, 2019. He will lead the HR function at a group level working from the corporate office in Gurugram.

With more than 20 years of experience, Sinha is a seasoned HR professional who has worked across industries, such as telecom, IT, services and infrastructure. He also has expertise in learning & development, organisational development and organisational change, merger & acquisition, integration, and talent management. He has lent his skills to large-scale restructuring and change management in complex, multi-cultural and multi-location environments.

Before joining Fortis, Sinha was associated with the Hinduja Group, Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) and HTL, Nortel Networks, Polaris, Siemens and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC). A recipient of several industry awards, he has worked with big multinationals in Asia Pacific & Greater China, the US, Canada, Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe.

Dr Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, MD & CEO, Fortis, expressed his faith and confidence in Sinha’s capability to align Fortis’s world-class patient care with global best HR strategies to drive and extend the next phase of Fortis’s market leadership.

Sinha himself sees this new role as a great opportunity for employee engagement and plans to focus on nurturing industry talent to strengthen the talent pool.

An MBA degree holder from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi. Not only has he authored many research reports, he is also a certified executive coach, with a certification on psychometric instruments related to personality profiling by Thomas International and Association of Psychological Types (APT) on DISC and MBTI.

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