Former Head of Hotels and Hospitality with Reliance Industries, Virender a passionate hotelier possesses high impact business turnaround experience with proven sales/revenue management, brand development and performance leadership expertise. An IHM Graduate with specialized courses in management from Cornell and IIM Ahmedabad.
Seasoned Hotelier with. 30+ years of experience. Worked with some of the finest Hotels and Resorts in India and Africa [ Taj Group/ Marriott International ]. Experience in delivering stakeholder value while contributing to the community.
In a career spanning 35 years, has worked with reputed brands like Taj Hotels, Hyatt & Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts across 3 continents. Highly accomplished & awarded Hotelier trained in Human Behavioral Patterns at the Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany, Hospitality Operations Management at Cornell, NYC and has a Masters in Business Administration from the Kellog School of Management, USA.
16+ years of experience. A Six Sigma Black Belt & Lean certified professional. 10+ years of Hotels experience in combining strengths of Art & Science of Hoteliering to the gain of organization. Proven Trainer, Mentor, Consultant & Coach. Culture driver & practitioner of collective leadership.
A passionate Learning and Development professional- with L&D expertise in industries like hospitality and retail – having headed training functions for hotels, pioneered new business expansions and pre-openings. A certified trainer and process facilitator who has conducted and facilitated numerous learning events for organizations and individuals over a career spanning over 25 years.