Dr. P. Siva Kumar is the Managing Director, Maxivision Laboratories Private Limited, Chennai and is responsible for establishing new business venture of Analytical Laboratories with special focus on Food Testing. Prior to joining Maxivision Group, Dr. Siva Kumar was the Country Manager for at Agilent Technologies in India where he worked there for close to 5 years. In his current role he is also closely associated with Maxivision Eye Hospitals, Trivitron Healthcare and other businesses of Trivitron and Maxivision Group.
In his role at Agilent, Siva Kumar was responsible for the overall LS AG Business growth and customer support in India managing revenue of $ 120 M. He was responsible establishing strategies to further grow the business and make Agilent the market leader in the Analytical Instrument segment in India.
Siva Kumar holds a doctorate degree in Biochemistry from Osmania University, Hyderabad. Subsequent to his Doctoral Degree, he worked as Post-Doctoral Research Fellow in USA (American Health Foundation, New York and Brown University, Providence). He has vast experience in the healthcare industry and has introduced newer technologies in the India Diagnostics industry.
Prior to Agilent & Maxivision, he has been heading the Analytical Instruments Division at Thermo Fisher Scientific. While at Thermo Fisher Scientific he has been responsible for establishing processes and brings the Mass Spectrometry business to a higher level.
Siva Kumar started his career with Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited and has become the Country Manager, Dade Behring Diagnostics in India when Ranbaxy divested its diagnostics business to Dade Behring Inc. Subsequently he became the Managing Director of Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics when Dade Behring was acquired by Siemens Healthcare globally.
Siva Kumar is widely known in the Healthcare, Clinical Diagnostics and Analytical Instrumentation circles and his main thrust has been to establish customer focused service support system and provide right solutions to the customers.