Category Archives: Committee

Mr. Siddharth Patel joins as a Vice Chairman

Siddharth Patel
Mr. Siddharth Patel, Vice Chairman, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara
Mr. Patel is the Chairman & Managing Director of AIMS Industries Limited, based out of Baroda and one of the top 10 gas companies in the Country. He is a Trustee in BAPS run Trusts and Hon’ Hospital Coordinator in BAPS Shastriji Maharaj Hospital, a 100 bedded Multispecialty Hospital in Baroda (Second Largest Healthcare Group of Gujarat in terms of Beds) He is Instrumental in successful execution & implementation of BAPS hospital projects in Surat, Chansad, Dabhoi, Ahmedabad. He has also Contributed his voluntary services in BAPS Vidhya Mandir Schools in bringing professional academic culture. A Successful business person & known for unique managing processes

Mr. Neeraj Lal Joins as a Secretary

Mr. Neeraj Lal,The Secretary, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara

Mr. Neeraj Lal is currently on the panel of International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) and only second Indian and first one from Gujarat to be International Surveyor for them to audit hospital standards and working as CEO of BAPS Hospitals in Baroda (which is second largest healthcare group in Gujarat in terms of beds) and having over more than 16 years of healthcare management experience
Masters of Hospital Administration-MHA from Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, Year 2001

Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital Administration-PGDHA from YMCA School of Business, New Delhi, Year 1999

B Sc. in Medical Technology from PGI Chandigarh, Year 1996

Work Experience

  • Currently working as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of 150 Bedded Multispecialty BAPS Hospitals in Baroda from 1st October 2012 onwards
  • From December 2007 to September 2012 as Senior Vice President -Operations, Business Development & Quality of 340 Bedded multispecialty Shalby Hospitals, Ahmedabad.
  • From January 2007 to November 2007 as Head – Business Development of 300 bedded multispecialty Sterling Hospitals, Ahmedabad
  • From June 2004 to December 2006 as Senior Manager -Operations of 300 bedded multispecialty S.A.L Hospital & Medical Institute, Ahmedabad
  • From July 2003 to May 2004 as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of U.N. Mehta Institute of Cardiology & Research Centre, Civil hospital, Ahmedabad
  • From 21 May 2001 to 5 July 2003 as Senior Executive – Hospital Administration at 550 bedded, Shri Krishna Hospital & P.S. Medical College, Karamsad, Anand.
  • From November 1996 to June 1999 as Medical Technologist at world’s fourth largest corporate hospital (outside US): Indraprasth Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi.

Positions & Honours

  • Executive Member of Regional Gujarat Chapter of Academy of Hospital Administration & QCI, New Delhi( 2011)
  • International Society for Quality in Healthcare Care- ISQua International Surveyor on the International Accreditation Prog (IAP)based in Ireland (2011)
  • Regional Coordinator for Ahmedabad Brain Bee Neuroscience Quiz (2012)
  • Executive Member of Indian Hospital Association, Vadodara ( 2013)
  • Professional Membership with Quality Council of India as Full Member
  • Individual Member of Asian Society for Quality in Healthcare as Member


  • Winner of Prestigious “AIKAT MEMORIAL GOLD MEDAL” for best outgoing candidate in P.G.I. Chandigarh (1996)
  • Award of Excellence for “Outstanding Contribution in Healthcare Sector”by North Gujarat University, Patan (2011)
  • ISQua International Survey team member forThe Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS)EQuIPNational [and EQuIPNational Day
    Procedure Centres] Accreditation along with my team member Mr. Edward Chappy Chief of Party, Jordan Healthcare Accreditation Project at University Research Co. Middle East Representative during August 2013.

ISQua International Survey team member for The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) EQuIPNational [and EQuIPNational Day Procedure Centres] Accreditation along with my team member Mr. EdwardChappy Chief of Party, Jordan Healthcare Accreditation Project at University Research Co. Middle East Representative during August 2013.

Mr. Manish Shah joins as a Treasurer

Manish Shah
Mr. Manish Shah, Treasurer, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara
Mr. Manish Shah has dynamic team oriented management professional with 18+years of experience in financial services in franchisee business, Sales & Business Development. he proved ability in steering sales strategies that drive revenue growth in the financial services for augmenting organizational revenues.

He Currently associated with Jhaveri Securities Ltd as Sr. Vice President- Business Development. His Job duties constitutes the business & distribution of all the financial products of the company i.e. Equities, Derivatives, PMS, commodity thru franchisee & branch channel (Both online & offline) Strong entrepreneurial & administrative skills with a high degree of integrity.

He Can motivate team-mates by leading them from the front to achieve targeted performance. He has a decent market intelligence network. Market savvy & energetic.

Mr. Manish Shah done his BE (Chemical) from MS University and also done his PGDBM (Finance) from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan

He NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets in Currency/Derivative/Dealer Module also BSE’s Certification in Depository Operations and also NSE’s Certification in Financial Markets in Option Strategy

Mr. JagdishThakkar joins as a Advisory Board Member

JagdishThakkar - Advisory Board Member &
Mr. JagdishThakkar, Member – Advisory Board, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara
I am a First Class Commerce Graduate backed by PG Qualifications in Law, DLP and Journalism and above all C.A. I have about 20 years experience in Stock Market with successful portfolio built up for many. I am also a Director in a Company named Fortune Fiscal Limited, Member BSE/NSE and DP of CDSL.I am also the Past President of Vadodara Stock Exchange Limited. I appear quite frequently in Business Channels like Zee Business, CNBC Aawaz, TV 9 and E TV (Gujarati) etc. Also a regular visiting Faculty to teach Post Graduate Students in Stock Market Analysis with the M S University of Baroda since last few years.

Mr. Timir Jaiswal joins as a Deputy Director, Memberships

Timir Jaiswal
Mr. Timir Jaiswal, Deputy Director, Memberships, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara
An accomplished solution provider with global experience and study of multi-cultured business orientation. Currently associated with Global Discovery Academy – An chain of CBSE schools working as Vice President – Strategic Marketing, taking care Pan India Marketing communications. Successfully, completed Ministry of Justice at London, an project associated with Learndirect|TLE a Skills for Life adult education Goverment project Heading elearning projects. Achieved MBA in International Business and Marketing from University of Wales at Cardiff.

Mr. Sagar Jivani joins as a Head, Working Committee

Sagar Jivani
Dr. Sagar Jivani, Head, Working Committee, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara
Sagar is a founder & CEO of Integrated Organizational Solutions (INTOS), a provider of human resources function outsourcing services to all industries focused on MSME’s, headquartered at Vadodara, India. As a CEO, Sagar has defines the road map for innovation, delivery excellence, technology and human excellence enablement in human resource function outsourcing.
Sagar, in his earlier avatar, has worked with Sofitel Mumbai BKC, The First French 5 Star Luxury hotel in India, as an Assistant Human Resource Manager for 3.5 Years. He was 36th member of Sofitel Mumbai BKC and has established entire human resources department of Sofitel Mumbai BKC.
Sagar, along with his other colleagues, incorporated INTOS (Integrated Organizational Solutions) in June 2013 to focus on technology as well as human excellence enabled human resource function outsourcing services.
Sagar is MBA in Human Resources & Marketing. He has done with Finance & Accounts Management.

Mr. Utkarsh Jivani joins as a Member – Working Committee

Mr. Utkarsh Jivani, Member-Working Committee, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara


Utkarsh runs a Digital Marketing and Information Technology business for past 1.5 years. Serving many clients both in Vadodara and Mumbai with Digital Marketing Solutions.

His company has been serving big brands of Vadodara from Hospitality, Retail, Real Estate and many other Industries for over a year. He aims to bring his brand to multi nations in a couple of years. His company’s mission is to provide ‘affordable’ solutions to businesses for ‘excellence’ and ‘expansion’.

He has worked with a Swiss Pharmaceutical MNC- Molekule (India) as Brand Development Executive for almost 2 years in Mumbai. He had launched a new Division with countrywide extraordinary performance.

Mr. Utkarsh Jivani has done his B Tech in Bioinformatics from Padmashree Dr. DY Patil University- Navi Mumbai, after completing his schooling from Vadodara.

He aspires to Venture into Education and Healthcare industry by end of 2015. Food Industry and Renewable Energy Sector too are of his interest- to contribute in, later down the line.

He loves to contribute to people and organizations in bringing excellence and growth.

Mr. Madhav Reddy joins as a State Vanguard

Madhav Reddy - Founder & M.D. RedMad Learnings
Mr. Madhav Reddy, State Vanguard, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara
Madhav Reddy is in the field of training & development for past 12 years. He has been conducting training programs at Colleges, Universities, Public & Private sector firms and MSME’s across India.

As an Employee he was associated with various organizations like Siemens, Satyam, Adani Group, Citibank, HSBC etc.,

In HSBC as Asst. Manager Operations, He has initiated lot of creative programs for aspiring managers. One of the most popular was “1-week AMO”. In which, Aspiring managers were given chance to take over their boss’s responsibilities for 1-week. He has also initiated 2 six sigma programs which resulted in savings of almost GBP 5000 a year.

As a Corporate Trainer he has conducted training programs at almost 50 companies and 40 Colleges across India.

His clientele includes MNC’s like L & T Heavy Engineering Division, United India Insurance, Mylan Laboratories, HSBC, Ri-Yaz Hotels – Malaysia, SNF India, ING Vysya Bank, Naval Armament Department, Ahmedabad University, ITM University – Gwalior, etc.,

He also conducted training programs for Associations like Visakhapatnam Management Association, Baroda Management Association, WOMS India Bhubaneswar and Baroda Medical Association.

He initiated a project called “I am Six Sigma” in June 2011 under which he has conducted free orientation programs on Quality Management and Six Sigma for Engineering & MBA students across 5 states. Nearly, 10,000 students participated and reaped benefits from this program.

As a Quality consultant he has handled various quality improvement projects across organizations. He designs the training programs as per the client requirements and keeps updating the program contents so as to meet the current & future needs. He makes sure his training programs are easily understood by the participants and they take home easy learning. As a trainer he is associated with various management & engineering Institutions and many other corporate sectors across India.

He was also on Interview panels for couple of companies and helped companies to get best talent from campus recruitment. Even today, he organizes free campus drives in all those colleges where he has conducting training programs.

He is an MBA-HR from ICFAI University, Dehradun and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from M.S. University, Vadodara. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree from NIIT in software programming. He has also been certified by MasterCard academy on banking operations. He is a Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.

He has also served as chairman for couple of national conferences on Quality Management and been part of few International Conferences too. Currently, Mr. Reddy holds the chair as Founder & Managing Director of RedMad Learnings and provides services to clients based across India, Dubai, Malaysia & London.

Mr. Harsh Purohit joins as a Member

Harsh Purohi
Mr. Harsh Purohi, LASSIB Society Professional Chapter – Vadodara
Mr. Harsh Purohit is the Founder Director of Cognito, a full service design agency which produces some unusual work in all the usual categories and successfully deploys multi-disciplinary marketing communication tools to solve real world problems of clients.

Cognito is also a leading sustainability advisory which specializes in seeding and cascading the practice of sustainability in organisations through design and communication tools.

A mechanical engineer with an MBA in marketing, Harsh is a communication strategist and performs at the intersection of marketing, design, technology, and profits He started his career in the client servicing department of Ogilvy and Mather at their Mumbai office.

In 20 years at Cognito, he has spearheaded design and communication projects in diverse segments and worked closely with brands like Pepsi, Suzlon, Mahindra, HUL, Vodafone, Sony Mix, Times of India, Taj Group of Hotels, Dr Reddy’s, Sun Pharma and Ranbaxy.

With his presentations to corporate boards, Harsh has played a vital role in helping organizations shift their approach to sustainability from compliance to strategic competitive advantage. He has developed the 4Ps of sustainability which help an organization understand the business importance of sustainability and chalk out measurable goals.

A thought leader in branding and communication, Harsh is a regular speaker at various forums across India and Europe such as Design Yatra, Sri Lanka Design Festival, Global India Meet, Munich and UnBox Festival. He is also actively involved in consultations on development of global reporting frameworks, gender equality and sustainable innovation and frequently contributes columns to the Kyurioos Magazine and Green Asia.