Healthcare startup Practo has appointed Manish Dugar (CFO at mobile ad network InMobi) as its global CFO.

Apart from India, Practo is also present in countries including Singapore, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Brazil, becoming one of the few homegrown consumer Internet startups to capitalise on some of the high-growth, but largely untapped global markets.

Dugar will be responsible for scaling businesses across geographies, reported ET. He was working independently in mobile advertising network, InMobi, where he was the CFO from June 2013. Prior to that, he was the group CFO at RPG Enterprises and has also held a variety of senior roles over a 10 year period with Wipro Technologies, as a CFO for the company’s IT Business and the CEO for its BPO business globally.

Manish holds an MBA from IIM-Calcutta and is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICWAI and the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).

Practo’s earlier hires include former Hike executive Anshumani Ruddra and former Matrix Partners executive Tarun Bhambra.

In August 2015, Practo raised $90 Mn from a clutch of investors led by China’s Tencent with the participation of Belgian venture capital firm Sofina, Sequoia Capital Global Equities, Google Capital, and Yuri Milner, founder of Russian venture capital firm DST Global.

Founded in 2008 by Shashank ND and Abhinav Lal, Practo, aims to help improve human longevity by simplifying healthcare. It helps millions of consumers around the world to find the best doctors and make better healthcare decisions.


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