Ameera Shah One of the Most Powerful Indian Women in Business

Jun/02/2022 / by Team SEEMA
Ameera Shah
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Learn About Ameera Shah

Ameera Shah has proven herself to be a woman of dedication, insight and innovation. Shah comes from a family of physicians, and through hard work and dedication, she was able to take over her father’s pathology business and grow it from a 1.5 million dollar brand to a brand that gains over 90 million dollars in revenue. Shah helped the company to become successfully listed in 2019. Ameera Shah has been the managing director of metropolitan metropolis healthcare LTD for 20 years. She has been named among the Most Powerful Women in Asia by Forbes Asia, and she has been called one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in Business by Fortune India. Shah graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and obtained a degree in finance. Later, she went to Harvard Business School and completed the Owner-President Management Program. The contributions that Shah has made to the pathology industry have been instrumental; she has changed the landscape of the industry in the country of India.

Biography of Ameera Shah

Amira Shah was born on September 24, 1979 in Mumbai, India. Shah’s father is a pathologist, and her mother is a gynecologist. Apart from that, her sister is also a physician. Ameera Shah is the only person in her family who is not a physician. She decided that she wanted to go into business, and she obtained her degree in commerce at HR College of Commerce in Economics. She later went onto the University of Texas at Austin and Harvard Business School. In 2001, she took over her father’s pathology business. When she began, the business only had 40 employees. Now, the business has over 4500 employees, and it is a chain of 125 diagnostic labs. In 2017, Shah founded Empoweress. This is a non-for-profit organization that was created to advance women’s progress when it came to business and funding.


Q: Who is Ameera Shah Married to?

A: She is married to an Indian man who was born in the UK. He and Shah were married in Goa, India.

Q: Where Was She Born?

A: Shah was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Q: What is Ameera Shah’s Net Worth?

A: As of 2021, Ameera Shah has a net worth of $5 million dollars.

Q: When did Ameera Shah start her Career?

A: She took over Metropolis, her father’s pathology business, in 2001.

Q: What is the Profession of Ameena Shah

A: Ameena Shah is an Entrepreneur. She is the both the Promoter

Metropolis Healthcare and Ameera Shah

Shah’s father, Shushil Shah started his own pathology lab from his garage after he studied pathology in the US in the 1980’s. Ameera Shah would assist her father in the lab by doing some administration. After the clinic had been well established for 20 years, Ameera Shah took over the company, and she was able to grow it. Shaw began to look for new and talented employees for the company. She named the company Metropolis Healthcare. Under the guidance of Ameena Shah, Metropolis Healthcare has grown to be one of the largest pathology lab chains in the country. In 2019, The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare awarded Metropolis with ‘The Best Diagnostic Laboratory in India’ award. The branches of Metropolis Healthcare are located in India, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Zambia, Kenya, and Mauritius.

News on Ameera Shah

This year,  Ameera Shah was featured in the Business Women of the Year Awards. Shah is the perfect candidate for this award because she has been the director of Metropolis for the last 20 years. Her company upholds the highest standards when it comes to business ethics, and she is recognized as a global leader in innovation, healthcare and business. Ameera Shah is a woman who makes India proud.


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