Simranjit Singh to steer Guardant Health International

The biomedical sciences industry captain has been made CEO for Asia, Middle East and Africa

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Simranjit Singh

Singapore-based healthcare company Guardant Health International has appointed Simranjit Singh as its chief executive officer (CEO) for Asia, Middle East and Africa.

Simranjit, who was the Vice President for MedTech Asia at IQVIA, also chairs BioSingapore, a biomedical association of Singapore, since 2012.

He signaled his latest corporate move to Guardant Health International, a jont venture (JV) between Guardant Health and Softbank, in an update at his LinkedIn profile.

In May 2017, Guardant Health and SoftBank announced the formation of a new joint venture to expand commercialisation of Guardant Health’s liquid biopsy technology in Asia, the Middle East, and Africa, regions where more than 7.8 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed each year.

Guardant Health, headquartered at Redwood City, California, is focused on conquering cancer by using its breakthrough blood-based assays, vast data sets, and advanced analytics. Using both molecular and digital tools, the company is addressing challenges across the cancer care continuum.

He is also a seed investor and strategic advisor to Holmusk which is building next-generation data analytic platform for chronic diseases (NCDs).

The company started building end-to-end disease management platform for pre-diabetic and early diabetics in February 2015. In the last 18 months, it has built the platform, beta tested twice and have launched B2C in Singapore. It is planning to have upto 30,000 users in Singapore itself in next three years, according to information at Simranjit’s LinkedIn profile.

Simranjit has a BSc Biomedical Sciences (2000-2003) from National University of Singapore (NUS) and a MBS Strategy from University of Chicago.

 

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