Malvinder Mohan Singh
International Advisory Board Member Since: June 2007
Malvinder is an entrepreneur with significant business interests in the Healthcare, Financial Services and Insurance sectors.
Malvinder is Executive Chairman of Fortis Healthcare, a leading healthcare player in the pan Asia Pacific region. In line with his strategy of creating the world’s first multi country integrated healthcare delivery model, he transformed Fortis from an Indian company to the market leader in multiple healthcare verticals in Asia Pacific. He continues to execute on his vision of making Fortis a leading global healthcare service provider.
In the Financial Services and Insurance sectors, Malvinder has business interests through Religare Enterprises. As Chairman of the company, Malvinder helped evolve the company's strategy of creating an integrated financial services organization in India, a global asset management platform and an emerging market focused investment bank. In a precedent setting move by a majority shareholder, Malvinder stepped down as Chairman in 2010 demonstrating his belief of segregating ownership and management and his confidence in the company's leadership team.
Previously, Malvinder was Chairman, MD and CEO of Ranbaxy Laboratories. He spearheaded the coming together of Ranbaxy and Daiichi Sankyo, to create the world’s fifteenth largest pharmaceutical company – a move seen as a game-changer by industry experts.
Malvinder has a strong belief in the social responsibility of individuals and corporate. With a focus on affordability and accessibility of life saving medicines in emerging and under developed countries, he channelled resources towards innovating to reduce cost of ARV medication and on the development of a new low cost synthetic anti-malarial drug. Through various foundations and trusts, Malvinder supports initiatives providing curative and preventive healthcare to the under privileged in India’s villages and urban slums.
Malvinder is a member of the Board of Visitors at the Fuqua School of Business (Duke University, USA) and the Board of the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER). He was member of the first batch of the Young Global Leaders initiative of the World Economic Forum. A graduate in Economics, he earned his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, USA.