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About the Director

“A visionary who dreams of making India a self-sufficient nation in terms of medical technology, expertise and quality healthcare.”

Amidst the international competition, Dr. GSK Velu positioned India on the world healthcare map by providing quality medical technology across the globe. Adding more feathers to his cap, he has been named as the "parallel entrepreneur" by Forbes and the "first generation serial entrepreneur" by many.

Ever since his humble beginnings in 1988, he has been tirelessly working to make healthcare accessible and affordable not only to the Indian population but to the entire underprivileged population across the world. His vision, determination and futuristic approach enabled the common man to access quality medical technology, diagnostic services, eye care, dental care and dialysis services, which were once unaffordable for the people of all classes. All of his corporate ventures are aligned with one goal – improving access and affordability of healthcare with relevance to the under developed and developing markets.

A man with a vision

The year was 1997 when he founded Trivitron Healthcare. Ever since its inception, the organization established tie-ups with several world leaders in medical technology. As a result, Trivitron now stands as a largest medical technology company of Indian origin catering over 20 medical specialties across the globe.

Uplifting the status of Trivitron from trader to manufacturer, he established the Trivitron Medical Technology Park, South Asia's first state-of- the-art medical technology manufacturing facility. Apart from manufacturing, Trivitron strategically joined hands with many international universities for a broad scientific cooperation, and to raise the bars in the Research & Development for new technology developments.

Profile

  • Chairman & Managing Director, Trivitron Healthcare Group of Companies. Largest Indian Medical Technology Company in the world with over 100 Years of combined manufacturing experience, 9 manufacturing facilities of international standards located in India, Turkey and Finland. A torch bearer of Make in India initiative in the medical devices segment.
  • Chairman, Neuberg Diagnostics, A Global Pathology brand, operating in India, UAE, Sri Lanka, South Africa. Neuberg actively performs 5000+ varieties of pathological tests, promoting prevention and early diagnosis. With over 2000 professionals, Neuberg conducts testing of over 4 Million Patient Samples & 16 Million Tests Annually.
  • Mentor & Shareholder, Kauvery Group of Hospitals, Chain of Multi-specialty Hospitals with presence in 6 cities Hospitals & 800+ Beds. Kauvery Hospitals cater to the super specialty healthcare needs of Middle Class and Lower Middle class population across Tamil Nadu including Tier 2 & 3 towns, in line with Dr. Velu’s vision of making Healthcare accessible and affordable to the common man in India.
  • Founder and Chairman, Maxivision Eye Hospitals, National chain of Eye care super specialty Hospitals. Maxivision is one of the Leading centres for advanced eye care. Pioneers in Lasik surgery in India with World-Class technology.
  • Founder and Director, Apollo White Dental & Apollo Dialysis. Apollo White Dental is India’s largest chain of Dental Clinics & unique dental spas with 80+ Dental Clinics across the country.
  • Anchor Investor at Stakeboat Capital, Private Equity Fund and GSK Ventures. Stakeboat is a value oriented, alternative investment firm, focused on small and medium companies in select regions. Total of $200+ million fund, with Healthcare & Technology focused investments in Growth markets
  • Honorary Consul to the Republic of Estonia in India (Honorary Consul jurisdiction states - Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana)
  • Dr. Velu holds several key positions in Trade associations like FICCI, CII, AIMED etc

Education

Dr. Velu earned his Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, an MBA from Loyola Institute of Business Administration and a Doctorate from IBAM, Kolkata. He has been a part of various global organizations gaining expertise in medical technology.