Synchrony (NYSE: SYF), a premier consumer financial services company provided an Automated Hematology Analyzer (i.e., blood analyzer) to the Ex-Servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) Polyclinic, GPSB. The goal of the ECHS is to provide quality healthcare for ex-servicemen pensioners and their immediate dependents.
“At Synchrony, we believe in improving the communities in which we live and work,” said Andy Ponneri, SVP, Business Leader – India, Synchrony. “With the installation of this analyzer, the ECHS Polyclinic will be able to support approximately 80 to 100 veterans daily.”
Through Synchrony’s Veterans Network+, the company has previously participated in several other ECHS initiatives including the build out of interiors for a pharmacy as well as the Polyclinic’s reception area. “We’re pleased to continue our work with the Army and support initiatives to improve accessibility to healthcare facilities for veterans,” said Kurt Grossheim, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, Synchrony.
Kurt Grossheim, EVP and Chief Operating Officer, Synchrony, and Andy Ponneri, SVP, Business Leader – India, Synchrony, were joined by Major General MLN Sravan Kumar, (Retd) along with veterans and Synchrony employees. Mr. Grossheim thanked the General for his continuous support and work undertaken for the benefit of ex-servicemen. He also recognized Ms. Niharika Mukkamala, an Indian Army veteran’s daughter, for her excellent performance winning two silver medals in the Special Olympics held in Abu Dhabi.