INDIA—Apollo Hospitals, India’s leading private hospital network with 71 owned and managed hospitals, has announced the appointment of Vishal Lathwal as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for its homecare business.

In his new role, Vishal will spearhead the company’s trajectory towards the next growth phase, leveraging his visionary approach to business and profound understanding of the home healthcare space.

With over 15 years of diverse professional experience spanning the consulting, automobile, and healthcare sectors, Vishal brings a wealth of expertise in building and expanding direct-to-consumer (D2C) offerings.

Having served as a founding member of Max@Home, the homecare division of Max Healthcare, Vishal played a pivotal role in establishing and elevating the brand to become one of the nation’s largest providers.

Leveraging this extensive experience, he is poised to play a vital role in formulating and executing core business strategies at Apollo Home Healthcare.

As the youngest executive to assume this role within the company and boasting a proven track record of strengthening market position and driving growth, Lathwal will prioritize cultivating relationships with key stakeholders, identifying growth opportunities, and managing financial performance.

Moreover, he will ensure the delivery of high-quality home healthcare services, which is in line with Apollo’s esteemed ethos.

Established in 2015, Apollo Homecare currently operates in more than 11 cities across India. The company offers comprehensive pre and post-hospital care services, addressing the urgent needs of the post-pandemic era.

India’s homecare segment is poised for significant growth, aiming to alleviate the burden of out-of-pocket medical expenses.

Projections indicate that it is set to become a US$21.3 billion industry by 2027.

This growth is fueled by increased patient-physician advocacy and the rapid adoption of digital technologies, rendering it one of the fastest-growing healthcare sectors. 

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