NewsHotels & Resorts

IHCL welcomes Gaurav Pokhariyal and Parveen Chander Kumar to its leadership team

Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, announced organizational leadership changes. Gaurav Pokhariyal has been appointed as Senior Vice President & Global Head – Human Resources and Parveen Chander Kumar has been appointed as Senior Vice President – Sales & Marketing.

Gaurav Pokhariyal

Gaurav Pokhariyal and Parveen Chander Kumar will be taking over these leadership roles from industry and IHCL stalwarts, Dr. P V Murthy and Ms. Renu Basu, respectively, as they retire after a successful stint at the Company.

Speaking about these developments, Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL stated, “We are delighted to welcome Gaurav and Parveen on board and believe that their expertise will help IHCL continue on its journey of excellence. These developments are in line with our commitment to recognize and cultivate talent from within the organization. We also thank Renu Basu and Dr. Murthy for their invaluable contributions, and are positive that we will continue to benefit from their knowledge, and experience in the future as well.”

In their new roles, Gaurav Pokhariyal and Parveen Chander Kumar will join the Executive Committee (ExCom) of IHCL.

Gaurav Pokhariyal brings with him three decades of rich experience in Operations and has held a number of critical roles, the most recent being heading operations for key markets in the Northern region. Gaurav is known for his decision making ability, commitment and passion towards his work.

With three decades of expertise in Operations, Parveen Chander Kumar has successfully led key positions across marquee IHCL hotels, including those in the Western region. A formidable executer, his customer-centric focus is one of his key strengths.

Both, Gaurav Pokhariyal and Parveen Chander Kumar are alumni of the Glion Institute of Higher Education, Switzerland, and IHM Pusa.

In their new roles, Gaurav Pokhariyal and Parveen Chander Kumar will be responsible for executing IHCL’s strategy for long term growth whilst further strengthening the Company’s market and brand leadership position.

Read More: Movements

Related posts

Qatar Airways named Airline of the Year and Best Business Class by 2021 AirlineRatings

Qatar Airways has been named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings. The airline has also clinched the Best Middle East Airline,…

Six Senses Fort Barwara - a sanctuary of well being - is now open for bookings for 2021

Slated to open its doors for its guests, in October 2021, Six Senses is opening its first resort in India at Fort…

Rajib Roy Choudhury appointed new Senior General Manager at Vedic Village Spa Resort

Vedic Village Spa Resort has announced the appointment of Rajib Roy Choudhury as the Senior General Manager. With over 2 decades of…

Kunal Chauhan appointed new General Manager at JW Marriott Sahar

Kunal Chauhan has been appointed as the General Manager at JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar. With industry exposure across leading hotel chains in…

Preetaya Guha appointed new Executive Housekeeper at JW Marriott Juhu effective July 2021

JW Marriott Juhu appointed Preetaya Guha as the new Executive Housekeeper.

Deepak Verma appointed new Director Sales and Marketing at The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace

The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace has announced the appointment of Deepak Verma as the Director of Sales and Marketing, spearheading the hotel’s business…

Airlink names AirlinePros International as GSA in India to secure optimum market share

 Airlink, the privately owned South African regional airline based in Johannesburg, has named AirlinePros International as its General Sales Agent for India…

Rahul Bose appointed new General Manager at The Aananda Imperial, Bilaspur

The Aananda Imperial a unit of DRV Inn LLP, Bilaspur, Chattisgarh has announced the appointment of Rahul Bose as the new General…

INNERgise a super healthy lifestyle

INNERgise – a curated set of menus

Fortune Hotels launches 4 new offers including ‘Gratitude package’ for Covid Warriors

As travel and tourism opens up again, Fortune Hotels, a member of ITC’s hotel group, has announced attractive packages to address the…