Medlife appoints Ananth Narayanan as CEO

Prior to this, Narayanan was CEO of Myntra and Jabong

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Aug 5, 2019 5:03 PM

The Board of Directors at Medlife has announced that Ananth Narayanan will be joining the company as Co-founder and CEO. 

Prior to this, Narayanan was CEO of Myntra and Jabong. Before Myntra, he was a Director at Mckinsey & Company and worked with the firm for 15 years across four offices (Chicago, Shanghai, Taipei and Chennai).

In this capacity, Narayanan will be responsible for driving the next S curve of growth, continue to strengthen the team, lead M&A’s, and help formulate strategy around new areas of growth. He will also be joining the Medlife Board of Directors.

Tushar Kumar and Prashant Singh, Founders, Medlife, said, “We are very excited to have Ananth partner with us in this journey. We look forward to working together to scale Medlife rapidly going forward. We are at a stage where we have to build this from a $200 million business to a $2 billion plus business over the next 5 years and Ananth in his previous stint has done just that.”

On his appointment, Narayanan said: “Technology can play a disruptive role in making healthcare simple, personal, and accessible to all Indians. Medlife has built a terrific business and a great team. I look forward to working with them and with Prashant and Tushar to continue to scale the business.” 

His role entailed leading the Product Development practice in Asia and working with companies on strategy, operations and organisation. He has successfully helped companies streamline operations and supply, improve product development, develop strategies, business plans and organisational models.

Narayanan holds a Bachelor degree in Engineering from University of Madras and a Masters from the University of Michigan, in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He is on the Industry Advisory Board of University of Michigan’s Tauber Institute.

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