Luxury property Conrad Bengaluru has appointed Sanjay Kumar as the Director of Finance and Shilpi Khanna as the Director of Operations.
Before joining Conrad Bengaluru, Kumar was associated with an array of well-known Indian and international hotel chains, including Accor International, Hyatt International, Marriott International, and Bharat Hotels Ltd. His responsibilities included overseeing a broad range of Finance & Accounting activities, including forecasting, taxation, auditing, cash flow management, board representation, and budgeting, while putting an emphasis on efficiency and developing strong financial procedures.
He is known for making firm decisions and carrying them out perfectly. As a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in the hospitality industry, he will be in charge of overseeing all financial operations for Conrad Bengaluru. In his new position, the focus will be on maximising shareholder returns, developing sustainable business strategies, overseeing annual budgets, and establishing monetary objectives and policies that contribute to the hotel’s overall operational efficiency.
On the other hand, Khanna’s new role includes leading and managing the hotel operations at the property.
She has almost 20 years of industry experience and comes from the illustrative hospitality sector. She has worked for a number of well-known luxury hotels, including The Oberoi, New Delhi, The Oberoi, Mumbai, and The JW Marriott, Mumbai Sahar.
In her previous role at the JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar, Khanna was in charge of managing the hotel’s entire rooms division with a focus on guest delight. She has also worked on pre-opening teams that successfully opened hotels like the Ritz Carlton in Pune, the Weligama Bay and Resort in Sri Lanka, and the ITC Sonar in Kolkata.