Independent Non-Executive Director - Axis Bank
Meena Ganesh, 58 years is a PGDM holder from IIM Calcutta and has a graduate degree in Physics from the Madras University. In 2011, she was conferred the ‘Distinguished Alumnus’ award by IIM Calcutta.
As the MD & CEO, she heads Portea Medical (www.portea.com), India’s largest and fastest growing home healthcare company, which she co-founded in July 2013. The Company has 4500+ employees and operations across 16 cities in India, and brings inhome to patients, the full range of geriatric, chronic, post -operative care as well as allied healthcare services.
Till February 2013, she was a promoter and a board member of TutorVista and CEO and MD of Pearson Education Services, acquired by Pearson, the world’s top education services company, for $ 213 MM in what was one of the largest deals in the Indian education sector.
As a partner of the platform, Growthstory.in, she is also co-promoter of nearly a dozen, newage Internet/ Technology enabled start-ups. A few of them that are leaders in their category include Bigbasket.com - India’s premier e-grocery retailer, home solutions company – Home Lane, food tech company, FreshMenu and Bluestone.com – India’s leading online jeweller.
Earlier, she set up the Tesco Hindustan Service Center, Tesco’s outsourced IT services and analytics operation in India, and served as the CEO.
Before joining Tesco‚ she co-founded one of India’s pioneering BPO companies - Customer Asset, which she sold to ICICI OneSource. she also had a five year stint with Microsoft India‚ during which she set up multiple business units including Microsoft Consulting‚ Internet and Application Development/Business services units. During the initial 11 years of her career, she was with PricewaterhouseCoopers and with NIIT.
She serves on the Board of Pfizer India, P&G Limited, Manipal Cigna as well as is on the Board of Governors of the Indian Institute of Management -Calcutta.
She is the Chairman of Nomination and Remuneration Committee and a Member of IT Strategy Committee, Acquisition, Divestment and Merger Committee and Corporate Social Responsibility Committee of the Bank.
She is not related to any other Director or Key Managerial Personnel of the Bank.