GE Healthcare announces new CEO for South Asia

GE South Asia and Wipro appoint Mr Milan Rao as president and CEO of Healthcare business

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Mr Milan joined Wipro GE Healthcare in August 2013 as Chief Operating Officer

GE South Asia and Wipro have announced the appointment of Mr Milan Rao to lead GE's Healthcare business as President and CEO, GE Healthcare South Asia and managing director, Wipro GE Healthcare.

Mr Milan will build on Wipro GE's expansion plans and continue to strengthen the company's ‘In India, for India' proposition of innovating disruptive technology and business solutions to enhance access to high quality, affordable healthcare solutions. Effective May 1, 2015, he replaces Ms Terri Bresenham, who has been leading GE Healthcare's South Asia business since September 2011. Mr Milan will report to Azim Premji, chairman, Wipro and Mr Banmali Agrawala, president and CEO, GE South Asia.

Mr Banmali Agrawala, president and CEO, GE South Asia said, "Mr Milan will take GE's mission of a Healthier India forward through development of disruptive technologies and business models in India, for India. Our Healthcare business reinforces our philosophy of creating localized and affordable solutions. I thank Terri for her contribution and am confident that Milan will carry forward GE's legacy of striving to develop solutions that meet the needs of the Indian healthcare sector."

"Wipro and GE have enjoyed a strong and enduring partnership lasting over 25 years that has made an indelible mark on India's healthcare industry. I am confident Milan will further strengthen this relationship and give an added impetus to our mission to build a healthier India," said Mr Azim Premji, chairman, Wipro.

Mr Milan joined Wipro GE Healthcare in August 2013 as Chief Operating Officer. He has over 20 years of senior management and leadership experience in several industries including Telecom, Financial Services and FMCG.

 

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