How Ameera Shah transformed single laboratory into a multinational chain of 125 diagnostic Labs
Ameera Shah, an Indian entrepreneur was born 24 September 1979 to Dr. Sushil Shah, a pathologist, the founder and chairman of Metropolis Healthcare, and Dr. Duru Shah, a gynecologist.
Ameera completed her commerce study from the junior college in H.R. College of Commerce and Economics. She received a finance degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Shah completed the prestigious Owner-President Management Program at Harvard Business School. Her elder sister Aparna Shah is a geneticist. Shah belongs to a family of doctors in Mumbai.
Ameera is the Managing Director of Metropolis Healthcare, a multinational chain of pathology labs. Metropolis Healthcare has a strong presence in more than 7 countries. Ameera Shah has been honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader 2015. Ameera was featured in the Forbes India’s Tycoons of Tomorrow 2018 list and also named to Fortune India’s “Most Powerful Women in Business” list.
She has spoken at events organized by Harvard Business School, IIM Ahmedabad – Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, Confederation of Indian Industry – CII, and Technology, Entertainment, Design – TED, The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Twitter, Google, and other global entities.
Ameera has been featured as a speaker in various industry events, National and International forums, and conclaves. She is an industry spokesperson. Shah is an advisor to many educational institutions like IIT Kanpur, Baylor College of Medicine, NMIMS, and IIM Ahmedabad. Ameera Shah is an independent director on the board of reputed companies including Shoppers Stop, Torrent Pharma, and Kaya.
Ameera started her work with Goldman Sachs in New York. Shah took over her father’s pathology business in 2001. She turned and transformed a single diagnostic lab into a 2000 crore empire.
Metropolis Healthcare is a multinational chain of 125 diagnostic labs with 4,500 employees, $90 million in revenue. Shah successfully led the listing of Metropolis Healthcare in April 2019. The company is rated for its quality systems and protocols. Metropolis delivers over 16 million tests annually
Metropolis Healthcare Ltd is a reputed multinational chain of diagnostic centers with 125 diagnostic labs and a loyal customer base across India, South Africa, South Asia, and the Middle East. Metropolis is rated amongst the top 1% laboratories globally.
Ameera has built and led corporate functions, including business process optimization, finance, strategy, innovation, investor relations, etc. She focused on delivering sustained growth.
Under her leadership, Metropolis Healthcare raised the bar of diagnostic accuracy, research-driven and customer experience empathetic service. Ameera Shah has been responsible for corporatizing the company by hiring expert professionals. She is also responsible for bringing together a fully actualized board and setting protocols.