India Leadership

Michael F. Mahoney
 
Working in healthcare isn’t just a job. It’s a calling—to develop solutions that transform patients’ lives and help healthcare professionals provide the best care. Meet the team that inspires our employees to fulfill that purpose and ensures high performance for our shareholders.

 

Leadership Team Members

Manoj

MANOJ MADHAVAN
Managing Director, India Hub

 

Maneesh

MANEESH PHERWANI
Associate Director – Endoscopy, Urology & KAM, India Hub

 

Sankalp

SANKALP BAJPAI
Associate Director – Peripheral Interventions, India Hub

 

Satish

SATISH CHANDRASEKAR
Associate Director – IC, CRM North & East, India Hub

 

Bhojraj

BHOJRAJ TIWARI
Associate Director – IC, CRM West & South, India Hub

 

Deepak

DEEPAK KHAMESRA
Associate Director – Finance

 

Sushant

DR. SUSHANT KHURANA
Head – Medical Affairs & Corporate Communications, India Hub

 

Bhavna

DR. BHAVNA SAPRA
Head - Strategy, Special Projects & Distribution, India Hub

 

Manjushree

MANJUSHREE RAINA
Associate Director - Marketing, IC & CRM

 

Vibhav

VIBHAV GARG
Director – Govt Affairs Strategy, India Hub & ASEAN

 

Anumeha

ANUMEHA SONI
Senior Legal & Compliance Counsel

 

Arun

ARUN KUMAR
Head Supply Chain

 

Kirti

KIRTI ARORA
Associate Director Regulatory Affairs

 

Surabhi

SURABHI SINGHAL
HR Business Partner Commercial and R&D

 

Animesh

ANIMESH THAKUR
Head of Quality Assurance India HUB & ASEAN

 


 
Manoj

MANOJ MADHAVAN

Managing Director, India Hub

Manoj Madhavan took over as the Managing Director for Boston Scientific, India Hub in July 2019 and leads the Boston Scientific business in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives & Sri Lanka. He is a member of the Boston Scientific Asia Pacific Regional Leadership Team.

Manoj has over 17 years of experience in leadership roles across sales, marketing and general management and has worked on unique opportunities in both developed and emerging markets on various assignments.

Manoj joined Boston Scientific Global in March 2014 as part of the Global Leadership Development Program. Over the last 6 years, he has worked in various marketing and business leadership roles in the US, Australia & New Zealand & South East Asia. Prior to taking over the business for the India Hub, Manoj was the Country Head for Boston Scientific Philippines and ASEAN Marketing Leader for the Urology & Pelvic Health Business, where he scripted a business turnaround and delivered one of the fastest growth rates in the Asia Pacific region. Under his leadership, BSC Philippines team won the ‘Regional Excellence Award’ in 2018 for delivering outstanding performance across all key commercial metrics.

Prior to Boston Scientific, Manoj had tenured with Johnson & Johnson as the Business Manager for Tier 2/3 Markets in India where amongst other high impact projects, he spearheaded the outsourced sales model for surgical capital equipment in India. Before Johnson & Johnson, Manoj spent few years in Financial Services in India as well.

Manoj has an MBA from INSEAD and MDI, Gurgaon. He is extremely passionate about patient outcomes, market access and has a keen interest in collaborating with governments and public organizations to ensure improved access to healthcare. Manoj is currently leading a high-powered team in BSC India to positively impact patient outcomes in one of the most critical market globally for BSC by making collaboration, innovation and empathy as the foundation stones of business.


 
Maneesh

MANEESH PHERWANI

Associate Director – Endoscopy, Urology & KAM, India Hub

Maneesh Pherwani is the Associate Director – Endoscopy, Urology, Pulmonology & Key Accounts, India HUB. He is a General Management Professional with rich experience in creation, development and growth of businesses.

Maneesh is Boston Scientific India’s resident ‘intra’preneur and strongly believes in the power of customer centricity and deriving greater value through solutions and performance driven implementation to create a difference in the moments that matter. Maneesh’s strength is his ability to work with people at all levels, appreciate their good work and contribute at the same time. He has always been forthcoming to accept additional responsibility and take initiative in new projects. Maneesh was single handedly responsible for getting some of the most advanced Boston Scientific therapies approved by IRDA for insurance cover.

Maneesh has previously worked with companies like Johnson & Johnson and GE Healthcare and is an alumni of Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and Delhi College of Engineering. During his career spanning 18 years, Maneesh has won various awards in his previous assignments like President's Award for Exceptional Customer Orientation, Global Award for Best Assignment Leader in the Commercial Leadership Program, 'Above & Beyond' Award from Senior Director, Best Region Award, Best Regional Manager Award, Best Debutant Relationship Manager amongst many others.

 
Sankalp

SANKALP BAJPAI

Associate Director – Peripheral Interventions, India Hub

Sankalp Bajpai is Associate Director – Peripheral Interventions Business, India Hub. Sankalp is a tenured sales and marketing professional with experience panning across pharmaceuticals, surgical, medical equipment and consumables. Sankalp has over fifteen years of experience of medical devices industry and has held roles of increasing responsibility encompassing business strategy, marketing strategy and commercial operations at both India market and Asia Pacific regional levels.

Sankalp is a pharmacist by training and holds a PGDPM from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. He started his professional career with Piramal Healthcare (now Abbott India) as a Management Trainee and subsequently transitioned to the medical device industry by joining Bausch+Lomb as Marketing Manager - Surgical portfolio, India followed by an APAC regional marketing stint.

Sankalp joined Boston Scientific India in 2014 as Head of Marketing- Intervention Cardiology bringing a “marketing-first” mindset to the business. Subsequently, he moved on to a business leadership role within the company taking P&L responsibility for the Peripheral Interventions and Intervention Oncology business unit.


 
Satish

SATISH CHANDRASEKAR

Associate Director – IC, CRM North & East, India Hub

Satish Chandrasekar is the Associate Director – Interventional Cardiology, Rhythm management & Neuromodulation for North, East & India Hub. Apart from managing diverse, complex & futuristic portfolio’s – Satish is highly focused on nurturing and developing talent in the organization. He has been instrumental in developing many sales leaders both within and outside of Boston Scientific India contributing to the growth of the company.

With over Nineteen years of association with Boston Scientific (Guidant), Satish started his journey as a Sales Rep and has grown over the years to reach the leadership position. Prior to this role, Satish was managing Rhythm Management business for India with a proven track record of consistent performance, he effectively implemented business model change by turning around the business to deliver sustainable profitable growth. Satish has won several accolades like “Role Model for BSC India”, “India Managing Director Award” along with several other sales achievement awards.

Having worked with companies like Johnson & Johnson and Smith & Nephew, he graduated from Loyola College Chennai, and has undergone Leadership and Marketing excellence courses from XLRI, Jamshedpur & Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. Satish is well recognized in the industry for his technical knowledge in the field of Rhythm Management. Satish is a born philanthropist.


 
Bhojraj

BHOJRAJ TIWARI

Associate Director – IC, CRM West & South, India Hub

Bhojraj Tiwari is Associate Director – Intervention Cardiology and Cardiac Rhythm Management (West and South India), India Hub ( Srilanka & Maldives).

Bhojraj has nearly two decades of Sales and marketing experience ranging across as many states of the country in pharmaceutical and Medical Devices. He joined Boston Scientific India Nine years ago and has contributed significantly by working across various roles and responsibilities across geographies, in Interventional Cardiology.

His professional experiences outside Boston Scientific India, include working with Eurocor GmBh, Guidant (later became Abbott Vascular), Dr. Reddys Labs (DRL) and Sanofi-Synthelabo (now Sanofi Aventis). He is a Diploma and Degree holder in Pharmacy from Nagpur University and has qualified certifications in “Strategic Execution” from IIM-A.

Bhojraj is known in the industry for his KOL Management and Resource management skillsets and is an expert in Market penetration & development.


 
Deepak

DEEPAK KHAMESRA

Associate Director – Finance

Deepak Khamesra is Associate Director – Finance and is a tenured finance professional with experience across Medical devices, automotive sector. He has over 16 years of experience and has held roles in areas of business strategy, working capital management, analytics, Accounting, finance, tax ,P&L ownership. He had joined Boston Scientific India in 2011 and was driving FP&A and analytics function of India Hub till 2015 and re-joined in 2019 in role of heading finance.

He has a rich experience in driving change in business model in compliance with taxation , regulatory and accounting perspective and has been driving process improvement/data analytics through automation, business partnership and collaboration. He has been successful in creating “One Data Source” for every information across levels in organization with consistency in performance matrices and driving informed and quick business decision.

Deepak is a Chartered Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur. He started his professional Career with Lakshmi Cement as a Management Trainee and subsequently worked in companies like Federal Mogul Goetze India Ltd, Beckton Dickinson India Pvt Ltd, Karl Storz Endoscopy India Pvt Ltd across all finance portfolios.

Deepak has also been recognized by various awards like LT Choice, Braveheart, Managerial excellence and MD Choice Award across his organizations for domain excellence.


 
Sushant

DR. SUSHANT KHURANA

Head – Medical Affairs & Corporate Communications, India Hub

Dr Sushant Khurana is the Head of Medical Affairs at Boston Scientific India and Heads the Corporate Communications for the company too. He is a clinical doctor by education and training and has a rich experience of practicing clinical medicine in India, including both government and private hospitals. He has also practiced in the United Kingdom while working with the National Health Services (NHS). In past few years he has shifted to the other side of the table, joined the industry and worked in various capacities as a health care manager.

Sushant is a GMC (UK) and MCI (India) registered Physician and Specialist in Pharmaceutical Medicine. He is a new age Healthcare manager with experience across health care startups and Medical equipment industry. He joins us from Philips India Ltd., where he was heading Clinical Marketing & New Business Development for the Sleep & Respiratory Care Business. Before which he was associated with Resmed India Pvt. Ltd. as a Clinical Specialist and heading North India for them. Before Resmed Sushant worked with Health Care Start up – Healthcare At Home India Pvt. Ltd. as a business development manager.

With over 16 years of experience he has donned many hats and has been a recipient of many awards in all his previous roles like Special Achievements in Clinical Marketing, Making the Difference and Certificate of Appreciation (during his stint with Max Healthcare). He also has various publications in indexed journals to his name.

He has a MBBS degree from Gandhi Medical College, Bhopal and a MD in Pharmacology form Subharti Medical College, Meerut. He has also completed his executive education – Berkeley Executive program in Management (BEPM) from Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley, USA.

Off his corporate avatar, his love for Sports, Urdu poetry and Sufi Music is what defines him.


 
Bhavna

DR. BHAVNA SAPRA

Head - Strategy, Special Projects & Distribution, India Hub

Dr. Bhavna Sapra is Head of Strategy, Special Projects and Distribution, India Hub. In her current role, Bhavna is working closely with business leaders and coordinates cross-functional teams to execute key value creation, develop business segment strategies, research markets & competitors, articulate value propositions and identifying Boston Scientific India’s growth opportunities. She also leads distribution as one of the key strategic pillars for growth of Boston Scientific in India.

Bhavna has had diverse experience in her past thirteen years spanning through business development, marketing, therapy development, launching new businesses, sales leadership, government business, P&L leadership of multiple business units. She has been with Boston Scientific India for last 9 years and has worked for business divisions of Endoscopy, Urology, Pulmonology & GAM where she worked on business re-modelling and successful implementation of strategic projects to accelerate growth. Prior to Boston Scientific, Bhavna has worked for Baxter for 4 years in marketing and business development roles.

Bhavna is passionate about development of diversity talent and had initiated Boston Scientific India’s gender diversity initiative under the banner of NARI. She represents India in BSC APAC Women Council and has featured in BSC Working Mothers profiles in 2017. An MBA from NMIMS Mumbai and a Homeopathy Doctor by qualification, she has gained multiple leadership certifications from the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad, India.


 
Manjushree

MANJUSHREE RAINA

Associate Director - Marketing, IC & CRM

Manjushree Raina is the Head of Marketing and is responsible for developing and implementing marketing strategies and programs for the business franchises and creating longterm strategic marketing plans in coordination with the country and regional sales and marketing teams.

Manjushree joined Boston Scientific India from Meril Life Sciences, where she was heading the Cardiovascular & Structural Heart Marketing for India and International business. During her 2 year stint at Meril, she was instrumental in various product launches and developing marketing strategiies; she was also responsible for KOL Prof. Education programs, building digital presence and corporate brand identity. Prior to Meril, Manjushree was with Abbott Vascular where she managed the DES & Core Coronary marketing for India & South Asia. She also has Endovascular Marketing experience in India and has overall led key product launches and has also been instrumental in DES/BVS harmonization strategies and was in the NLEM/NPPA task force. Manjushree has also worked as a FMCG Brand Marketer with Ferrero SPA and launched Kinder Joy in India.

Manjushree is a B.Tech in Biotechnology and an MBA in Marketing from Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development, Pune. With her expertise in strategic marketing and brand management in healthcare and medical devices, she is responsible for leading the Company to explore new market/product opportunities, identifying local unmet needs and develop plans to maximize market share and profitability of the supported franchises.

She is a passionate painter and loves gardening in her free time. She also enjoys spending time to train her Shih Tzu puppy and is currently building her knowedge in canine behaviour.


 
Vibhav

VIBHAV GARG

Director – Govt Affairs Strategy, India Hub & ASEAN

Vibhav Garg is Director – Govt Affairs Strategy, India HUB & ASEAN and Head-Govt Business, India HUB. He has over eighteen years of vast and progressive experience in policy advocacy, market access, strategic business development and govt business. From 2012 to 2017 also he was an invaluable part of Boston Scientific India heading the Health Economics & Govt Affairs function. Vibhav is currently Industry Co-Chair in Asian Harmonization Working party (AHWP) representing Indian Medical Device Industry and also chairing the Medical Equipment Subgroup of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry). He was also the Vice Chair of AdvaMed (Advanced Medical Technology Association) in India and currently heads multiple committees in trade associations like CII, FICCI, AmCham and other industry associations.
Vibhav has also been advising various departments in different ministries of India Government like Department of IT, Health, and Biotechnology in various capacities. Vibhav is a Pharmacy Graduate with Master of Engineering in Biotechnology and an Advanced Diploma holder in Business Administration & General Management. Vibhav has worked with organizations like Brainwave Biosolutions, Mascon Global Limited, MGL Americas Inc., CII (Confederation of Indian Industry), GE Healthcare and Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance. He is also expecting his Doctorate of Philosophy in Business Management (Health Financing & Market Access) from AIMA-AMU in 2020-21.

 
Anumeha

ANUMEHA SONI

Senior Legal & Compliance Counsel

Anumeha Soni is the Senior Legal and Compliance Counsel for Boston Scientific India. Anumeha is a member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and a Law and Commerce topper from Jiwaji University, Gwalior.

Prior to joining Boston Scientific India, Anumeha has worked for corporations like General Motors Corporation, Becton Dickinson, DuPont and Alere. Her work experience cuts across various Industries like automotives, Business solutions, Chemicals but she has been in Healthcare for more than a decade now. She has been recognized and felicitated with various internal and external Legal and Compliance awards like Impact Award and Winning Spirit ( team) at both country and global levels. Anumeha has made it to the various Top Inhouse Counsel lists of the country published by Legal Era, Indian Corporate Counsel Association(ICCA), Corporate Counsel Association of India ( CCAI).

Having spent more than three years with Boston Scientific India, she takes a keen interest and initiative in contributing to the corporate social responsibility activities of the Company. Anumeha is also a qualified Lean Six Sigma Green and Black Belt and a Certified Compliance Specialist from Trace International . She is defined by her passionate love for travel and experiencing food and cultural offerings of the world.


 
Arun

ARUN KUMAR

Head Supply Chain

Arun Kumar is Head Supply Chain – India & India Hub. He is a Graduate in computer applications and PGDBM in operations and international business from IMT Ghaziabad and a Certified Supply Chain Professional from APICS, Chicago, US.

With an experience of over 15 years across Telecom, Pharma and Medical devices across various functions of supply chain, Arun is responsible for supply chain organization at Boston Scientific India including customer service, warehouse management, demand & supply planning. Arun has handled various facets of Supply Chain in his various assignments and covered the entire gamut of activities from driving S&OP - Interface among sales & sarketing, production planning, inventory management, demand forecasting, new product launches, managing internal & external Supply chain team, preparation of production plan, maintenance of Master data for customer, price, vendor, tax & materials in SAP etc. Arun has single handedly managed multiple warehouses single handedly.

Arun has been awarded excellence awards multiple years in a row and Winning Spirit Team awards in the past.


 
Kirti

KIRTI ARORA

Associate Director Regulatory Affairs

Kirti Arora is Associate Director Regulatory Affairs for India Hub in her current role. She has overall 17 years of versatile & progressive experience in both the Regulatory Affairs & Quality Assurance functions for Health & Home products which includes Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices & Equipment, Ayurvedic, Cosmetics and Home & Hygiene Products. She is a Commercial Quality SME with Lead Supplier Auditor qualifications.

Before joining Boston Scientific, Kirti has worked in different healthcare companies – AstraZeneca, Ranbaxy, MSD, Fenwal Inc. and Reckitt Benckiser. She also had international experience as APAC RA Manager in her past roles. She is Masters in Pharmaceuticals from Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal and has acquired various certifications like Proof Reader, Project management from XLRI Jamshedpur, ISO 13485:2016 lead Auditor, Risk Management, EU MDR and Six Sigma Green Belt from BSI.

Kirti is Chair for APACMED India Regulatory COE, Regulatory Co-chair for CII and FICCI, Working group member for AMCHAM, MTAI and USIBC. Kirti is also a core group member for Bureau of Indian Standards representing Medical Devices of group of CII and Committee Representative of CII to Quality Council of India. She was former representative to Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance for counterfeit issues in India.


 
Surabhi

SURABHI SINGHAL

HR Business Partner Commercial and R&D

Surabhi Singhal is Human Resources Business Partner for Commercial & R&D entities for Boston Scientific India. In her current role, she partners with business leaders to drive people strategy of the organization through people elements of transformation and change management.

Surabhi did her engineering from H.B.T.I. Kanpur and MBA from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management Pune. During MBA, she has been an active participant and winner of business / HR case study. She has total 12 year of experience and has worked with organizations such as IBM India, Tech Mahindra and Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Her areas of interest have been Business Partnering, Assessment Center design, Succession Planning, Talent Acquisition, Campus Engagement, and People Development.

Surabhi is certified “Rewards Professional” by Aon Hewitt and also has completed “Executive Development Program in Talent Management by XLRI”. She is one of the youngest members of any Leadership Team in India and we are very proud to have her onboard.


 
Animesh

ANIMESH THAKUR

Head of Quality Assurance India HUB & ASEAN

Animesh Thakur is Head of Quality Assurance India HUB & ASEAN. He has over seventeen years of diverse experience across multiple geographies and industrial sectors. Animesh joined Boston Scientific in 2015 and before taking over the role of Head of Quality in Jan 2021, he has served as the Asia Pacific SME (subject matter expert) for key processes like Distribution, Warehousing, Labeling, Risk Management, Supplier Controls and Field actions for over five years.
Animesh has worked with corporations like Honeywell automotive, Delphi suspension systems, Stryker Medical and Ingersoll Rand Industrial in various functions like quality management, new product development, process excellence and supplier development. Animesh is B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering and has completed his Masters Course in Supply Chain Management from M.I.T. Center of Transportation and Logistics, Cambridge, MA. Over the years he has acquired certifications like Six Sigma, Value Improvement Process (VIP), ISO 13485 Lead Auditor and is passionate about improving business process to elevate the quality, efficiency and effectivity of products and services offered by Boston Scientific.
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