OYO Hotels & Homes announced the appointment of Anuj Tejpal as the Global Chief Commercial Officer, OYO effective September 1, 2020.
In his new role, Anuj Tejpal will work with regional CEOs and leaders to drive global delivery of revenue for hotels which includes various facets like direct demand, OTA and revenue management.
He will be supported by all other country leaders and functional heads in refining the central and country or regional organisation structure.
This appointment is in line with the company’s efforts to strengthen its revenue and growth organisations to give it the impetus to be one of the first to come out of the pandemic.
Globally, OYO has over 43,000 hotels in 800 cities across 80 countries.
Anuj Tejpal is one of the founding members of OYO and was previously the Global Business Development Leader.
He is among the core leadership team that built OYO as the industry knows it today.
In the last 7 years, Tejpal advanced progressively and took on bigger mandates, challenging assignments and has emerged successful each time.
In his most recent role, he helped set up the OYO China business from the ground up. He has now passed on the baton to Gautam Swaroop, the recently appointed CEO for the company business in China, while continuing to be the Chairman of OYO China.
Tejpal will be reporting directly to Ritesh Agarwal, Founder and Group CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes.
Commenting on the development, Dinesh Ramamurthi – Chief Human Resources Officer – OYO said, “The past few months have been challenging for the global hospitality industry. At OYO, we’ve utilized this period by going back to basics and being fully reliant on our core strengths while realigning some functions to create a leaner and agile OYO. As a step ahead in this direction, we’ve appointed Anuj Tejpal as the Global Chief Commercial Officer. He would be responsible for driving global delivery of revenue for hotels, including overseeing revenue and OTA management, along with direct demand.”