- Corporate Champion Award by U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC)
- Women Leadership Award at the CMO Asia Awards
Mumbai, 8th December, 2015: The Managing Director and CEO of Metropolis Healthcare Ltd – Ms. Ameera Shah has added two more prestigious honors to her long list of awards and achievements. She has bagged the coveted ‘Corporate Champion Award’ at recently held conference presided over by U.S. Ambassador to India, Mr. Richard Verma. The conference was attended by many prestigious individuals from India Inc. Ms. Shah also won the 'Women Leadership Award in Healthcare' at the CMO Asia Awards 2015, again a coveted industry platform.
Both these awards recognize and appreciate women power and work, celebrating their successes and showcasing their excellence in their respective fields. Ms. Shah has been presented with the awards in recognition of her outstanding contribution in the field of healthcare and diagnostics. She has been instrumental in shaping Metropolis Healthcare as one of the fastest growing multinational chain of diagnostic labs in the emerging markets.
Speaking on the occasion Ms. Ameera Shah said, "I feel extremely honored to have received these recognitions. These unique awards endeavor to bring together growth-focused, innovative and success-driven emerging companies on a common platform and acknowledge the success & spirit of excellence. Overcoming the odds of an unorganized sector, team Metropolis is a bunch of self-starters who believe in knowledge oriented approach and this has enabled our success. Today we are amongst the largest diagnostic players and will keep creating many more success stories in the future.”
The US-India Business Council (USIBC) is the premier business advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening the economic and commercial relationship between the United States and India. The Council is the largest bilateral advocacy group in the U.S.-India investment space.
The CMO Asia is dedicated to high level knowledge Exchange through Leadership & Networking amongst senior CMOs and brand decision makers across industry segments. The CMO Asia award is a testimony to Ms. Ameera Shah’s commitment in providing best practices in the healthcare industry and commitment to customer service, delivery & quality. CMO Asia awards are national awards aimed at recognizing innovative growth strategies and solutions adopted by the best companies in the healthcare industry.
These unique awards endeavor to bring together displaying active, creative and integrative efforts in achieving the best possible results in the national and global development plans.
Besides, Forbes Asia listed Ms. Shah in the Asia’s Most Powerful Women 2015 for powering the rise of Metropolis Healthcare and brining a significant shift in the diagnostics industry. She is one among the only 12 Indian Women to be featured in this globally acclaimed list. Ms. Shah has also been featured in the acclaimed ‘Young Global Leader’ list brought out by the prestigious ‘World Economic Forum’ in 2015. She has been honored with ‘Exemplary Women Leadership award’ at the World Women Leadership and Congress awards 2014. She has been chosen as one of the Most Respected Leaders Under 40 years by Economic Times & Spencer Stuart (2014).
At Metropolis, what we believe is what we say and what we say is what we do. Being empathetic to our customers and being committed to their needs is in our DNA. Metropolis has grown to harness a culture that is open, synergistic, progressive and scientific in nature.
We are the Pathology Specialists delivering over 30 million tests a year, catering to more than 20,000 Laboratories, Hospitals, Nursing homes and 2,00,000 doctors. With 34 years of experience in delivering accurate reports, Metropolis has earned the reputation of being India's most respected and only multinational chain of diagnostic centres with presence in UAE, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Kenya, Mauritius and Ghana.
Driven to make a difference, our wide network includes 130 state-of-art Laboratories with over 1000 collection centres, processing over 4500 varieties of tests and supported by an efficient team of more than 3500 people. Equipped with cutting edge technology, innovative work equipment, expansive logistics network and rigorous processes, Metropolis ensures and delivers precision and accuracy in every single test; each time, every time.
Over the past two decades, Metropolis has expanded into new service lines like Clinical Trials, Hospital Lab Management, Home Health Services, Preventive Health Check-ups and Corporate & Wellness Solutions. Metropolis is at the forefront in adopting cutting edge technologies and services that contribute new revenue streams and has positioned the company on the pedestal it is today.
Today, we are one of the few laboratories that has received the CAP (College of American Pathologists), accreditation, the global gold standard in Laboratory Accreditation. We have also received the NABL Accreditation (National Accreditation Board for testing and Calibration Laboratories). In addition, we also adhere to CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments) program and follow the guidelines laid by GCLP. Our unit in South Africa is accredited by SANAS (South African National Accreditation System is the only accreditation body approved by South African Government).
At Metropolis, we believe in unveiling the inner health of individuals and this motto extends to our corporate social responsibility activities as well. Giving back to the society is embedded in the value system of Metropolis and we believe and aim to bring about a positive change in the nation. Metropolis has been at the forefront in conducting impactful camps and driving numerous workshops for different sections of the society for the past 3 decades. We partner with societies, corporates, educational institutions, government bodies, NGOs, wellness foundations and a host of other organisations to make a difference to the lives we touch. Our camps and awareness workshops emphasize on preventive healthcare and early screening of diseases. Some of our most recent associations include Epilepsy Foundation, Hep Free India, Mumbai Traffic Police, Kishori Foundation, Children of Blind School and Jeevan Jyot Cancer Trust.
Metropolis has been awarded numerous accolades like the ‘Best Diagnostic Company of the year’ by Modern Medicare in 2006 and ‘Best Diagnostic Company of the Year’ in 2010 by Frost & Sullivan. Metropolis was also bestowed with ‘Best IT Integration in Customer Service Management’ at the e-Health World Expo 2011. Metropolis was also honoured with the ‘Quality Brand Award’ by NEHRDO in 2012. Metropolis won the ‘CMO Asia Award’ for Best IT practices in Healthcare in 2012. Metropolis recently bagged the ‘India’s most promising brand award’ at Global Indian Excellence Summit 2014 held in London. Metropolis also won the acclaimed Emerging Companies Excellence Award hosted by Business Today in 2014. In 2015 Metropolis won the Best Diagnostic Company Award at the National Awards for Excellence in Healthcare hosted by CMO Asia. Metropolis also won the Best Diagnostic Service Provider Award hosted by VC Circle.
Metropolis Healthcare is led by Ameera Shah, Promoter, Managing Director & CEO. An International & National award winner, Ms. Shah was conferred with ‘The Young entrepreneur of the Year Award’ by GE in 2006 and ‘The Young Achiever of the Year Award’ at the CMO Asia Awards in 2011. She was also the recipient of the prestigious ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award’ in 2011 organized by Entrepreneur India and Bloomberg. She has been honored with ‘Exemplary Women Leadership award’ at the World Women Leadership and Congress awards 2014. She has been chosen as one of the most respected leaders under 40 years by Economic Times & Spencer Stuart (2014). Recently Forbes Asia listed Ms. Shah in the Asia’s Most Powerful Women 2015 for powering the rise of Metropolis Healthcare and brining a significant shift in the diagnostics industry. Ms Shah has also been featured in the acclaimed ‘Young Global Leader’ list brought out by the prestigious ‘World Economic Forum’ in 2015.