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The boss after work - Himanshu Baid

india Updated: Dec 15, 2006 20:58 IST

The growth of India's healthcare sector depends critically on the growth of the indigenous ancillary industry.

Poly Medicure Limited, headed by Himanshu Baid, manufacturers of disposable medical equipment like syringes, surgical gloves and so forth, is one such firm which shows that the indigenous healthcare ancillary industry is coming of age.

Despite stiff was resistance from family, Baid, an electronics engineer by training, decided to throw away a lucrative job at a global electronics company in Germany to set up his own venture.

A yoga enthusiast, Baid believes there is no alternative to hard work and customer-centric focus to create a successful enterprise.

When not in office you can be found at: Home, spending time with the family - watching movies with my kids or playing odd games with them.

What family life means to you: A lot. My children play a very important part in my life.

One cruise you would like to be on:  A cruise on Alaska. I heard it is very good and would like to experience the journey around the famous icebergs.

Favourite sport: Tennis. I used to play a lot of tennis at school and the sport is very much in my family with my cousins playing at the competitive level.

Gourmet food means: Italian food. I love pastas.

Currently reading: I am a casual reader, not an avid one.

Business mantra: Hard work, punctuality and focus on customers.

Fitness mantra: I do yoga three times a week, avoid oily food and have a light dinner. I do not pump iron but occasionally sweat it out on the treadmill.

Fashion quotient: I prefer smart casuals.

Email Gaurav Choudhury: gaurav