In Conversation With Siva Balakrishnan – On Sustainable Healthcare
Date of Recording
March 04, 2021
In this roughly 35-minute conversation that was recorded in March 2021, Rajiv Ramchandra, Founder and Director of Re:CREATe and Siva Balakrishnan, General Manager of the GoldSeal business at GE Healthcare discuss sustainability and circularity in the healthcare industry.
Siva Balakrishnan is the General Manager for the GoldSeal business at GE Healthcare which involves giving products multiple lifecycles through refurbishing and remanufacturing. He also leads the eCommerce channel for Global Services at GE Healthcare. Siva began his career with GE in the Corporate Audit Group after finishing a dual masters at Drexel University in 1994. Prior to his GE Career, he worked at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for 2 years in Chennai, India.
He was involved in multiple Six Sigma roles after his Corporate Audit Staff experience and served as operations leader with the GE Capital Trailer Fleet Services in Philadelphia. Siva left GE in 2008 and joined Terex Corporation to run the Aftermarket operations for its Aerial Work Platform businesses. He later joined Gardner Denver to run their aftermarket operations before returning to GE Healthcare in 2016.
He is extremely passionate about diversity and inclusion initiatives and has been engaged with the Asian Pacific Allies & Friends group at GE since 1999.
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