Sunjae Sharma Appointed as Vice President, Operations for Hyatt Hotels in India
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | December 15, 2017 | News
Sunjae Sharma Hyatt
Hyatt hotels group in India announced the appointment of Sunjae Sharma as Vice President of Operations for the chain of hotels in the country. The appointment stands effective from December 15, 2017 at Gurgaon Headquarters and he will be executing the company's operational and growth strategy in his new role.
Prior to his new role, Sunjae Sharma has donned the hat of Area Vice President for South and West India and General Manager of Grand Hyatt Mumbai with 16 hotels under his expertise. Sharma comes with an expertise of over 28 years in the industry and has managed multiple hospitality brands. His career in Hyatt kickstarted with Grand Hyatt in Delhi as Director Food & Beverage in 2001; later moving on to Hyatt Regency Kolkata as Director of Operations.
Sharma is a graduate of the prestigious Institute of Hotel Management.
Commenting on the appointment, Peter Fulton, Group President, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia for Hyatt. said, "Sunjae has been an integral part of Hyatt’s 34-year journey in India. His leadership skills, business acumen, industry foresight, and strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders speak volumes about his professional capabilities. He has been with Hyatt for over a decade, and we believe that with his operational skills and vision he is the ideal choice to lead Hyatt’s quest to be the most preferred hotel brand in India.”
"I am looking forward to this role in these exciting times for Hyatt globally and in India, as we celebrate 60 spectacular years in 2017. I have been very fortunate to grow within an organisation whose purpose is to “care for people so that they can be their best”; and one that has been my second home for more than a decade. As I take on this wonderful opportunity, I look forward to making a difference and growing with intent towards an exciting future for Hyatt in India” said Sharma.
Sunjae Sharma comes with an expertise of over 28 years in the industry and has managed multiple hospitality brands.