InterContinental Hotel Group, South West Asia has appointed Kunal Shanker as the General Manager of InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort.
Prior to joining InterContinental Resort in Mahabalipuram, Kunal Shanker was the General Manager at Holiday Inn Mayur Vihar.
A well-rounded hotelier, Kunal brings with him over 22 years of extensive hospitality experience both in commercial and operational roles.
He has worked in different capacities such as Director Sales & Marketing, Executive Assistant Manager, General Manager and Cluster General Manager in diverse geographies such as Kathmandu, Cochin, Pune, Mumbai, Amritsar and New Delhi.
Kunal Shanker is an extremely versatile leader with a proven track record of adapting to diverse cultures and regions and driving performance.
A seasoned high potential General Manager, Kunal Shanker over the years has honed his skills in understanding nuanced divergent business and luxury market and is recognised as a highly motivated and dynamic leader.
Technically sound, he has pursued excellence, consistently ensuring that his team performs at the highest level.
Kunal Shanker has independently handled large operations and possesses an astute business acumen with a keen understanding of finance, marketing strategy development and communications.
Passionate about talent development, he has mentored many industry leaders in his tenure.
In his new role, Kunal Shanker will oversee the complete operations and management of the hotels along with the senior leadership teams, to ensure the highest levels of guest engagement, profitability and continue to build on the positioning and reputation of InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort.
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