Mr. Gurtej Singh
Chairman, Ivy Group
Mr Gurtej Singh, Chairman Ivy Healthcare Group, is a young and dynamic first generation entrepreneur, who has made a strong impact in the North India Healthcare space.
Equipped with a Mechanical Engineering degree from the renowned Thapar University, Mr Singh sought to apply his education in a pragmatic manner for socio-economic development of the region. He teamed up with his Radiologist wife, who was at that time working in the prestigious PGIMER, Chandigarh to set up a chain of imaging centres. Together, they set up a network of diagnostic and imaging centres in Punjab that gave him an insight into healthcare delivery.
His compassion towards his fellow brethren led to the conception of first Ivy Hospital at Mohali in November 2007 with a focus on providing affordable medical services with a strong commitment to ethical practices. The company to set up a 180 bed super specialty hospital at Mohali, which was later to become the flagship hospital of Ivy Healthcare group. After this new beginning, there was no looking back for this dynamic visionary.
Opposed to aimless expansion, he prefers to plan diversification and branching based on effectiveness. He is driven by a solemn mission which is, to provide honest and affordable healthcare services to all. With this objective in mind, he has already taken baby steps to take world-class healthcare to the doorstep of the population in Tier 2/3 cities of North India.
His strong commitment and adherence to ethical and transparent medical transactions have won him many laurels. As the Chairman of Ivy Hospitals, he was felicitated by the Indian Institute of Materials Management as the ‘Outstanding CEO of the year 2009.
Taking note of his contributions to the society, the India Today group chose him to as one of the recipients of the coveted ‘Business Wizards of North India’ award where Mr Singh was felicitated at a public function by the former Chief Minister of Punjab, S Parkash Singh Badal. He has been nominated for a number of awards including ‘Entrepreneur of the year’ by Earnest and Young and ‘Emerging Healthcare Services’ by Asian Venture Capital Group. He was also felicitated by the India Today Group with the ‘Healthcare Pioneers’ Award'