Dr. Sangita Reddy, Joint Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group, has taken over as FICCI President from Mr. Sandip Somany, Vice Chairman and Managing Director, HSIL Limited, at the apex chamber’s 92nd Annual Convention in New Delhi. Mr. Uday Shankar, President, The Walt Disney Company APAC & Chairman, Star & Disney India, has been elevated as Senior Vice President of FICCI, and Mr Sanjiv Mehta, Chairman and Managing Director of HUL, has joined FICCI leadership as Vice President.
Dr Sangita Reddy, a Global Healthcare Influencer, Healthcare Technocrat, a keen watcher of Indian and global economy with deep insights on the new-age businesses, and above all a Social Entrepreneur and Humanitarian, will be FICCI President for 2019-20. In her message as the incoming President of FICCI, Dr Sangita Reddy said, “I look forward to an incredible year for FICCI and also for the country. At our just finished 92nd AGM, we have laid out a roadmap towards a $5 Trillion economy for India. While we discussed and deliberated on various issues, the most important takeaway is that everybody is moving ahead with a sense of commitment on how to make it happen.”
“That is what FICCI stands for – to be a definitive voice for the industry to assist in the growth and development of the country – and to do so in a manner that emboldens India and brings stature globally. I personally believe that service to FICCI is a service to the country. We look forward to greater inputs from the government, greater involvement from the industry and partnership with other institutions, including other chambers and also our own, FLO,” She added.
“We will work together, we will innovate and we will find new ways. We will focus on science, innovation and entrepreneurship and bring in a new sense of energy, purpose and determination towards this tremendous goal of achieving $5 Trillion economy. We will make sure that every Indian is touched by this vision as we create a New India which is inclusive and prosperous,” said Dr Reddy.