Bengaluru city’s finest luxury hotel, Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel warmly welcomes Jen Varghese as the Director of Sales & Marketing. With a robust experience of 16 years in the hospitality sector, Jen has enriched his professional expertise in the areas of sales, business development, strategic planning, and team management, after having worked for key brands in the Hospitality Industry. His passion for the industry has seen him rise rapidly through several positions within the hospitality industry with responsibilities spread across a gamut of functions.
Jen possesses an intuitive understanding of brand management and with his outstanding communication and leadership skills, he is able to effectively manage relationships with clients and stakeholders and lead cross-cultural teams. At Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel, Jen’s core responsibilities will include maximizing hotel revenues through result-oriented sales and marketing strategies, exploring business opportunities through events.
Prior to joining Renaissance Bengaluru Race Course Hotel, Jen was associated with Le Meridien Bangalore for over three years as Director of Sales and Marketing. After completing his Hotel Management course, Jen started his career as Banquet Sales Office Executive and F&B Supervisor at Taj West End Hotel for three years. He has been heading sales teams for various hotels since 2007, starting with The Park Hotel Bangalore in the capacity of Associate Director of Sales. He further prospered in his career and held sales head positions with key hospitality players such as The Lalit Hotel, Bangalore, The Leela Bangalore, Moevenpick Hotel and Spa, Bangalore and Le Meridien Bangalore.
Jen hails from Kerala and has been in Bengaluru for the past 30 years. He has a MBA degree from R.V.S College, Coimbatore (Bhartiyar University). Passionate and driven, Jen will be a great addition in developing and sustaining the growth of the hotel's revenue and market share in this highly competitive city.
When not at work, Jen likes going on road trips and exploring new places within the country.