Dr. Charudutt Apte had a brilliant academic career, culminating in his graduation as a Neurosurgeon from Christian Medical College, Vellore. He was awarded the Best Outgoing Student from B.J.M.C. (Pune) in 1976 and a gold medal from C.M.C. Vellore for post-graduation.
His contribution towards community social causes is also tremendous. He started “Samavedana” Charity fund in 2003 where thousands of poor patients have benefited. He also started the Senior Citizens Health Scheme under which specialty care is made affordable to Senior Citizen in Pune, who do not get Insurance cover for Medical treatment. He is a recipient of many laurels and awards and leads the Sahyadri Group of Hospital as the Chairman & Managing Director.
Mr. Nitin Desai
Mr. Nitin Desai joined his family business – M/S Desai Brothers Ltd. of which he is today the Vice Chairman and Managing Director. A philanthropist by heart, apart from being a founder President of Pune Institute of Neurology and a Director in the Sahyadri Group, he is also Vice President of Poona Blind Men’s Association, Co-Chairman of H.V. Desai Eye Hospital and is associated with various social organizations like Janseva Foundation (old age home and hospital), Vanrai etc. He was chairman of Society for Physically Handicapped, Wanworie. He is a member of the Managing Committee and Trustee of Poona Gujarati Kelvani Mandal, which imparts education to various institutions from Kindergarten to Post graduation in Arts, Science and Commerce faculty. He is involved in Rotary activity for many years.
Mr. Sadanand Bapat
Joint Managing Director
Mr. Sadanand Bapat completed his graduation from Coimbatore and post-graduation in Management from Pune University. He started his career with Chowgule Industries where he grew from a Management Trainee to General Manager, Sales. Subsequently his Entrepreneurial instinct took over and he moved to Chennai in 1980, with a rapid expansion in business. Since 1984, he has set up and successfully run many manufacturing units and has extensive trading penetration in the liquor industry.
He has been a Director of Finance and Marketing of Sahyadri Group of Hospitals since 1998, and an active member of the Executive Committee of Sahyadri Hospitals Pvt. Ltd.
Mr. Abrarali Dalal
Cheif Executive Officer
Mr Abrarali Dalal is a healthcare and telecom industry veteran with an established track record. He was pivotal in building North India’s first private children hospital in his previous role as Group COO, Rainbow Children’s Hospitals. Earlier, he was Facility Director at Fortis Healthcare, New Delhi.
He joined Sahyadri Hospitals as a COO in December 2019 and promoted as a CEO in April 2021.The promotion was a result of navigating the group through huge challenges posted by the pandemic. Under his guidance, the Hospitals have gone digital and have also been effectively leveraging the power and reach of virtual platforms to organize ‘online clinics’ which has been a boon to many especially during the pandemic.
With his rich and diverse experience in operations, under his leadership the entire group with 8 units led the way through covid times, working shoulder to shoulder with the local administration.
Mr. Dalal completed his post-graduation in management from Pune University and has experience of 20 + years in Sales & Marketing and Operations & Administration.
Mr. R. Sudumbarekar
A Management Graduate from Pune specialising in Financial Management. Has more than 35 years of post qualification experience.
Worked in several reputed organisations such as Mahindra & Mahindra Group, Pudumjee Pulp & Paper Mills, Thermax Ltd (as a Divisional Financial Controller & Head- Treasury) & Deepak Group Company, Pune (Head of Finance). Prior to joining Sahyadri Hospitals, worked with Aquapharm Chemicals Co- a 100% EOU, manufacturing specialty chemicals for about 10 years as a CFO.
Has worked abroad with a US based Company- Purolite Inc as a Financial Controller for about 3 years.
Joined Sahyadri Hospitals in May 2014 as a CFO.
Has handled Finance, Accounts, Banking, FOREX, Budgeting, Funding, Treasury & was a member of the team that handled Thermax’s IPO in 1995. Has attended several management development programs at IIMA, IIMB, IIFT, New Delhi & Tata Management Training Centre, Pune.