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Cognizant: CitiusTech appoints Cognizant veteran Bhaskar Sambasivan as president

Pune: CitiusTech has appointed former Cognizant executive Bhaskar Sambasivan as its president, amid a pandemic-induced digital transformation of the healthcare industry.

Sambasivan brings with him to the healthcare technology solutions provider over 30 years of experience in healthcare, life sciences and technology services. Before joining CitiusTech, he was president of patient services and chief strategy officer of Eversana Life Sciences. He previously spent 15 years at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., where he rose to the rank of global head of life sciences.

At CitiusTech, he will focus on strengthening the company’s client relationships, building deeper healthcare capabilities and solutions, developing strategic offerings, and driving business growth.

“Bhaskar is a growth-focused leader with proven success in scaling healthcare technology businesses. His vast experience and his focus on operational excellence will be critical for us, as we embark on our next phase of growth,” said William Winkenwerder, managing director and chairman, CitiusTech.

Commenting on his appointment, Sambasivan said, “CitiusTech is uniquely positioned to drive this technology-enabled healthcare business transformation. I cannot be more excited to be part of this great company that is exclusively focused on healthcare, to help lead the next phase of growth and make a significant difference to our healthcare clients and patients we serve.”

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