Commander Jelson A Kavalakkat (Retd)
CEO – Aster Medcity
A leader par excellence, Commander Jelson A Kavalakkat (Retd) served the Executive Branch of the Indian Navy for 20 years, before joining the healthcare industry in 2011. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, he has successfully carried out several challenging operations - both ashore and afloat - including the Command of a Warship.
Commander Jelson A Kavalakkat (Retd) has held key positions in some of the top healthcare facilities across the country, including Fortis and Hiranandani Hospitals. An expert in planning, executing and commissioning of green field hospitals, he has an exceptional track record of establishing and implementing strong, sustainable plans that take quality of healthcare delivery and patient care to the next level.
With a cumulative experience of more than 28 years in operations and management, Commander Jelson A Kavalakkat (Retd) believes in achieving organisational excellence through teamwork, attention to detail and talent development.
Prior to taking over as the Chief Executive Officer, Commander Jelson A Kavalakkat (Retd), was carrying out the duties of the Chief Operating Officer and Unit Head at Aster Medcity, Kochi since March 2018.