Mr. Girish Patel brings deep and invaluable expertise and insights on Indian consumer products and services. He is the chairman of Sterling Addlife India Ltd, a chain of multi-specialty hospitals in Gujarat. Mr. Patel was the Chairman of Paras Pharmaceuticals Ltd until 2010, a business focused on personal care products and OTC products. Under his guidance, the business grew to be one of India’s most valuable privately owned FMCG companies. Mr. Patel has been Vice President of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce, and has in the past been nominated for Economic Times Entrepreneur of the Year award 2007. Mr. Patel is a Commerce graduate from Gujarat University.