Airconditioning and commercial refrigeration major, Blue Star Limited has announced the appointment of Shobana Kamineni as an Additional Director of the Company, with effect from May 30, 2014.
Shobana Kamineni holds a Bachelors Degree in Economics, and has an Accelerated Diploma in Hospital Administration from Columbia University, New York. As a member of the founding family of the Apollo Hospital Group, she has been instrumental in catalysing several of the Group's ambitious projects, right from their early days.
Shobana spearheads Apollo Pharmacy - India's largest pharma retailer. In 2008, she was at the helm of Apollo's foray into Health Insurance in collaboration with Munich Re, named Apollo Munich Health Insurance. She has also nurtured Apollo Health Education and Research Foundation's emergence as a milestone institution in clinical research in the South. Shobana is the Vice Chairperson of the KEI Group, a Member of the Executive Council and Finance Committee of Osmania University, Hyderabad as well as a Member on the Advisory Committee of NCC. She is the Chairperson of CII National Public Health Committee, and a past Chairperson of CII- Southern Region.
Shobana Kamineni, with her brilliant professional accomplishments, proudly assumes the position of the first-ever woman Director on the Board of Blue Star.