With an eminent track record in spearheading hotel operations across South Asia, Hemant now takes on his assignment as the Cluster General Manager for The Westin Mumbai Powai Lake and Lakeside Chalet Mumbai – Marriott Executive Apartments. Hemant’s wealth of experience spanning two decades in the hospitality sector is a testament to the passion and vigor he has in creating the perfect guest experiences, and this puts him in an ideal position to elevate these hotels as the definitive urban resort.
Hemant has held various leadership roles within Marriott International, most recently leading the Operations Discipline for South Asia as the Senior Area Director of Operations. Through his profound knowledge and dedication to championing the ethos of luxury travel and hospitality, Hemant will be at the helm of day-to-day operations in his new role, ensuring personalized, high-quality service to all guests, and will continue to offer a home base for locals and travelers to explore Mumbai.
Hemant joined the company in 2011 as the Director Food & Beverage at the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre and Marriott Executive Apartments, Mumbai, transforming a complex Food & Beverage operation into an award winning one. He then moved on to his first General Manager role, leading the Courtyard by Marriott Chakan Pune, which was and has been a recipient of multiple accolades and awards. In 2016, Hemant was promoted as the Area Director of Operations for South Asia and in the last six years, he has held many responsibilities including Franchising and Select Service hotel operations. Renowned for his passionate leadership and innovative approach to guest services, Hemant was awarded as the ‘Best Area Director Operations, APEC’ in the year 2018. Prior to joining Marriott International in 2011, he had successful stints with leading companies like Accor and Taj group of hotels.
Hemant not only shines in his leadership but also creates an environment that fosters the growth and development of his team. In his free time, Hemant enjoys traveling and exploring new destinations. We would like to congratulate Hemant and wish him the very best for his new role.