Kiran Challoju has been appointed as the Portfolio Director of Sales and Marketing for a portfolio of 10 Holiday Inn Express hotels under the SAMHI ownership effective 23 rd Nov 2020.
Kiran Challoju comes with around 17 years of rich experience in spearheading Sales and Marketing operations with expertise in Luxury, mid-scale and value segments of the hotel industry. He has worked with well established brands like IHCL, Oberoi Hotels and Resorts and ITC Hotels.
His last assignment was with Ginger Hotels within the IHCL, where he was the Corporate Director of Sales for Key Markets and Travel Trade.
Kiran Challoju has completed his Bachelor’s Degree in economics from Nizam’s College in Hyderabad and has completed his Executive Program in Management from Shailesh J Mehta School of Management at IIT- Bombay.
Kiran Challoju is happily married to Parvathi for 13 years now and has a 2 year old daughter, Mira. In his spare time, he likes reading and listening to Carnatic Classical music. He also actively volunteers for organizations committed for creating social impact on women empowerment and child welfare.
” We welcome Kiran to our IHG family and extend our support as he settles down in his new role at IHG, ” said Vaibhav Jain, Area General Manager, Holiday Inn Express.
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