50 Most Influential Women in the Arab World
Wed 28 Feb 2018 06:30 AM
Alisha Moopen

Company: Aster Healthcare

Designation: Executive Director and CEO

Country: India

A former accountant with Ernst and Young Alisha Moopen joined Aster DM Healthcare in 2012, and has quickly made her mark on the company founded by her father, Dr Azad Moopen.

In her current position of executive director and CEO for Hospitals and Clinics in the GCC, Alisha oversees the company’s operations across the Gulf region, implementing Aster’s corporate strategy, while also eyeing potential expansion opportunities. Aster has a portfolio of hospitals, clinics and pharmacies in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman and its base in the UAE. Including its international operations in India and Philippines, Aster as 19,000 employees and 316 establishments in nine countries.

As a part of its future expansion plans, Aster plans to establish five more hospitals in the Gulf region, with a further five earmarked for India, as part of its $130 million investment plan.