Executive Team

  • Randall D. Arlett

    Randall D. Arlett

    Director

    Mr. Arlett is one of the founders of the American Hospital Management Company.  He is an experienced international healthcare executive with more than fifteen years of progressive responsibility in hospital and corporate management and administration.  During his career, Mr. Arlett has directed the development and implementation of several corporate strategic plans, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate development, within and outside the United States.

    Prior to founding AHMC, Mr. Arlett held positions with Stanford University Medical Center, Sonora Community Hospital, Sutter Health, and Northern Montana Healthcare.  Mr. Arlett is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, the American Society of Healthcare Economists, the International Healthcare Economists Association and the Healthcare Financial Management Association.

  • Dr. Vivek Sama, MBBS, MS, MBA

    Dr. Vivek Sama, MBBS, MS, MBA

    Founder and Managing Director

    Dr. Vivek Sama is an Orthopedic Surgeon trained at the Royal Orthopedic Hospital, Birmingham, U.K.  He has practiced at the Wycombe & Amersham Hospitals in the U.K., and Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi.  He is a graduate of the prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi.  Vivek received his MBA at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, majoring in Health Service Management, Finance, and Marketing. Prior to returning to India, Vivek worked with Bain & Co., a top-tier global strategy consulting firm, in their San Francisco office.  At Bain, Vivek advised senior management of several healthcare corporations, including hospital groups and managed care organizations.

    Vivek relocated to India in 2007 as Executive Partner and Head of North Indian Operations for HealthCare Global Enterprises (HCG), a leader in cancer hospitals and research in India.  He launched the company’s operations in North India, structuring and executing partnership projects in New Delhi and other North Indian cities.  In 2009, Vivek founded Sama Healthcare, a company dedicated to operating Hospitals, Clinics, Day Surgery Centers, and Renal Dialysis Centers. 

    Vivek also manages Chiranjiv Medical Foundation, a charitable trust funding medical and surgical treatment for deserving patients.

     

  • Gayatri Singh, MBA

    Gayatri Singh, MBA

    Vice President of Operations

    Gayatri has over 13 years of experience as of leading & managing large tertiary multi-specialty hospitals at CXO leadership positions. Her vast experience includes 5 years as Chief Operating Officer of the Sterling Group of Hospitals, a leading chain of multi-specialty hospitals under the majority ownership of Actis private equity. At Sterling, she was responsible for operations of an aggregate 500 beds across Ahmadabad and Vadodara. Her responsibilities included revenue, occupancy, patient satisfaction & profitability. At Sterling, Gayatri achieved revenue growth from INR 75 Lacs/month to INR 5.5 Cr/month, leading Sterling to become a strong and profitable business.

    Gayatri has also led and delivered greenfield hospital projects within time and budget targets, and has launched several specialties within hospitals. Gayatri combines a strong passion for health care with a deep understanding of business dynamics & drivers of operational efficiency. She possesses a rare blend of skills including strategy, business development, operations and healthcare entrepreneurship.

  • Dr. Chandra Prakash Kamle

    Dr. Chandra Prakash Kamle

    Dr. Kamle has over 30 years of experience in hospital planning and adminstration, and is a national authority on the healthcare industry in India. His qualifications include Bachelor of Engineering, Master of Business Administration, as well as a Ph.D in Community Health. He has done extensive research work in computer engineering applied to Hospital Management Systems. He has worked with several U.S. based organizations including the American Institute of Medicine, U.S.A. to establish global standard Hospitals. He has helped several Indian and international groups establish medical facilities, including Mediciti Hospitals and the CDR group in Hyderabad. He has been awarded the 'Rotary Foundation International Award' for Education. Dr. Kamle is fluent in several Indian languages including Hindi, English, Telugu, Marathi, Urdu and Sanskrit.

    - Bachelor of Engineering (Electronic & Telecommunications), Bio-medical Engineering as elective subject.
    - Masters of Business Administration (Industrial / Project Administration)
    - Research Doctorate (Ph.D) in Environmental Science and Community Health
    - Licentiate Law Barrister (LLB)
    - PG Diploma in Labour Laws
    - PG Diploma in Computer Applications in Hospital Industry
    - PG Diploma in Hospital Administration

  • Pankaj Vaid

    Pankaj Vaid

    Principal Architect

    Pankaj Vaid, has over 25 years of experience practicing Architecture, Interiors and Urban design. After graduating from Chandigarh College of Architecture he worked for a couple of years with, Architects Associated, a firm established in New Delhi in mid 1950’s. For specializations and international exposure in the profession, he pursued his Master of Science in Urban Design at Pratt Institute, New York. Upon its completion in 1993, he joined an internationally renowned firm Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn Architects (EEKA) New York, currently a Perkins Eastman company. He earned his Architectural registration in the State of New York in 1997, and the same year became an Associate at EEKA. Working in varying capacities as Job captain, Project Architect and Project Manager, amongst other positions, he executed projects from program analysis and carrying them through all phases of design and construction. In addition to his architectural and interior experience in Courthouses, Retail, Art & Cultural facilities, he has extensive master planning experience for a variety of projects such as the extension of Ho-Chi-Minh city in Vietnam, Waterfront development for Inner & Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY, Yonkers Waterfront, New York. In 2001 he moved back to New Delhi to fulfill his goal to practice in his hometown. Apart from his professional practice, he has been a visiting faculty member of “School of Planning & Architecture”, New Delhi, where he was taking the third-semester Site Planning Design Studio.

  • Gautam Chhabra, MBA

    Gautam Chhabra, MBA

    General Manager

    Gautam Chhabra (gchhabra@ahmcindia.com) is a commerce graduate from Delhi University and has extensive training in Information Technology from National Institute of Information Technology, India.  He holds an Advanced Diploma in Hardware and Networking, majoring in Networking & Protocols and recognised as Network Engineer. He also holds a title of “Microsoft Certified Professional”.

    Gautam has over a decade of experience, including 9 years in Healthcare industry. At AHMC he is heading operational management and IT infrastructure of the hospitals.

    Mr. Chhabra is an instigator of innovation with unwavering determination to bring products to market, he contributes selfless and ethical leadership, influence change, build great talent, plan diligently, monetize opportunities, and execute relentlessly. He will literally do ‘whatever it takes’ to get the job done.

  • Amar Kumar Rai

    Amar Kumar Rai

    Finance Controller

    Amar is a graduate from commerce and a diploma course in computer applications, and has over 30 years of experience in accounting and management.  He is proficient in the use of Lotus, Word-star, Tally, Quattro, Ms-Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel etc. and their application in different industries.

    Amar leads the accounting and finance team at the AHMC and has a critical role in business development and vendor relationship management. 

    Amar enjoys reading books in his leisure time.

     

  • Craig Morrissey, MBA

    Craig Morrissey, MBA

    Vice President

    Mr. Morrissey holds a degree from Babson College with a major in Investments/Entrepreneurial Studies, a a Master of Finance from Tulane University as well as a MBA from Florida International University. He adds to the international experience by having worked and studied abroad in three continents.

    Prior to joining, Mr. Morrissey had been living in Chile participating in PROJECT CHILE, a program developed in partnership with the international business community to promote an understanding of world business, global awareness, and Spanish language skills. Mr. Morrissey is experienced in hospital budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning and medical tourism; as well as managing contracting and compliance issues with International and National insurance companies. He is active in the American Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Panama as the co-founder and the elected Chairman of the Health Committee.

  • Ralph Foster II, MBA

    Ralph Foster II, MBA

    Vice President of Business Development

    Mr. Foster has a Master of Business Administration from Our Lady of the Lake University and Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing with a concentration in International Studies from Texas State University. Mr. Foster is a dynamic healthcare administrator with 12 years of experience in business development where he has created the ability to positively impact an organization's productivity, growth and quality outcomes. Mr. Foster has built various programs to accomplish international collaboration, physician alliances and various referral networks. Mr. Foster is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) and served on the board of the South Texas Chapter-ACHE as their Student Affairs Director. He is bilingual in English and Spanish.

     

  • Alexis Lauren

    Alexis Lauren

    Vice President of Human Resources

    Ms. Lauren, a graduate of George Washington University in Washington DC, holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs with a concentration in Global Public Health. From Villanova University, she has completed Masters Certificates in Human Resource Management as well as Finance and Accounting for the Non-Financial Manager. Ms. Lauren is a multi-lingual addition to our team with fluency in both English and Spanish, as well as proficiency in Italian.

    Prior to joining American Hospital Management Company, Ms. Lauren held positions with the non-profit organizations American International Health Alliance and the International Child Art Foundation in Washington, D.C. She has extensive experience in Administration, Human Resources, Procurement, Database Development, and New Business Development.