Shaila Merchant is an Indian businesswoman, who was appointed as the Managing Director of Encore Healthcare Pvt Ltd, a pharmaceutical company in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 11 December 2013. Their younger daughter, Radhika Merchant, is engaged to Anant Ambani, the youngest son of business tycoon Mukesh. Ambani and Nita Ambani at Shrinathji Temple, Nathdwara, Rajasthan on December 29, 2022.
Shaila Bhatia or Shaila Viren Merchant was born in Kutch district, Gujarat, India. He completed his schooling from Activity High School, Mumbai.
Height (Approx): 5′ 6″
Hair Color: Salt and Pepper (dyed black)
Eye colour: dark brown
Shaila Merchant belongs to a Gujarati Hindu family.
parents and siblings
There is not much information available about Shaila’s father or siblings. His mother’s name is Devi GK.
husband and children
Shaila Merchant is married to Viren Merchant, founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd. They have two daughters, Anjali Merchant and Radhika Merchant. In 2018, Anjali co-founded Dryfix, a start-up based on personal care products, and married Aman Majithia, a businessman. On 2 August 2016, Radhika took over as the Director of Encore Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Shaila’s father-in-law’s name is Ajit Kumar Gordhandas, while her mother-in-law’s name is Indu Gordhandas.
as a director
As of 2022, Shaila holds the position of Director in 14 companies in India – Atharva Impex Pvt Ltd, Haveli Traders Pvt Ltd, Swastik Exim Pvt Ltd, Gulf Impex Pvt Ltd, Triveni Exim Pvt Ltd, GRK Exim Pvt Ltd, Srishti Exim Pvt Ltd, Test Consultants Pvt Ltd, Tara Exim Pvt Ltd, Jamnaji Resorts Pvt Ltd, Modi Exports Pvt Ltd, Golden Arch Impex Pvt Ltd, Gulf Enterprises Exports Pvt Ltd, and Ratansi Khimji Traders Pvt Ltd.
as a named partner
Shaila is associated as a designated partner with the companies Encore Ventures LLP and RC Khimji Enterprises LLP.
As a Managing Director
As of 2022, Shaila holds the position of Managing Director in two companies, Encore Healthcare Pvt Ltd and Encore Healthcare International Pvt Ltd.
- Shaila is actively associated with various social organizations which provide assistance to the needy people. She is associated with an NGO, Magical Earth Retreat, which helps children build a connection with nature.
- Shaila is passionate about traveling and exploring new places.