Shobana Kamineni

Executive Vice Chairperson
Apollo Hospitals
About
Dr. Shobana Kamineni is the Executive Vice Chairperson of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited and a member of its founding family. Apollo Hospitals is the pioneer of private healthcare in India and is Asia’s foremost integrated healthcare conglomerate. Championing Special Initiatives for over seven years, Dr. Kamineni steered the organization’s emergence as a proponent of integrated, digital first healthcare services in India through Apollo 247. She heads Apollo Pharmacy, India’s largest pharmacy chain with a pan-India network of over 3,800+ stores, 27,000+ employees; it serves more than 500,000 customers a day. She was founder and chairperson of Apollo Munich Health Insurance, acknowledged as India’s best specialized Health Insurance company for 9 years consecutively, and now merged with HDFC ERGO.

As lead Director in Apollo’s research and innovation activities, and cognizant of the convergence between healthcare, pharmaceutical & biotech industries and academia, Dr. Kamineni championed the creation and Incubation of a Biobank – a catalogued library of Ethically consented, anonymized bio-samples. An active member of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Dr. Kamineni was elected as President for the year 2017-18. She is the first woman to become the President of CII since it began in 1895. Dedicated to ensuring that more women enter the workforce, she has launched the Power of Parity Initiative.