Ajey Maharaj has been appointed by Fortis Healthcare as the head, corporate communications. He will succeed Raghunanadan Kochar with effect from August 1, 2017.
Maharaj, who served as the associate vice-president, corporate communications, Fortis Healthcare, will lead the internal and external communications for the Fortis group pan India in his new role.
“I am honoured to be entrusted with the role of leading the corporate communications division in India at a time when the healthcare sector is witnessing tremendous changes. The industry offers a huge future growth potential which can only be realised with the combined efforts of our key stakeholders and the government,” said Maharaj.
He joined the hospital group in December 2015 and was responsible for overseeing corporate communications for all Fortis hospitals across India.
Maharaj, 48, brings a wealth of experience spanning over 24 years in the power and telecom sector. He has previously worked with Bharti Tele Ventures, Reliance Energy, Asea Brown Boveri, Steel Authority of India and Tata Power Delhi Distribution.
A graduate from Hindu College, University of Delhi, he holds a post-graduate diploma in Business Management from the All India Management Association.