Hilton Hotels & Resorts expands India leadership team
Hilton has appointed more than 10 senior leaders from across industries in the last two years to lead different functions and roles in India, the company said in a statement.
Navjit Ahluwalia, senior vice president and country head, Hilton India, said, “As we seek to capitalise on the enormous opportunity for the hospitality sector in India, in our 100th anniversary year we continue to attract top talent from across a wide spectrum of industries and enhance our leadership team.
“As such, we are delighted to welcome Rohit and Ranjan into these new positions which will help us further improve how we operate our business and drive market leading owner returns. Their experience will enable us to continue our spirit of innovation and performance.”
Rohit Dar was general manager of the Westin Hyderabad Mindspace
while Ranjan Malakar's latest assignment was as director operations, IHG Holiday Inn Express and new projects.
As director operations for Hilton India, Rohit Dar and Ranjan Malakar will be based in the India Regional Office (Gurugram) and will report into Ahluwalia.
Hilton currently operates 19 hotels across five brands in India. Hilton reached the mid-year point of 2019 having signed 120 new hotels in Asia Pacific, taking its total estate to 850 hotels open and under development across the region.