Hyatt Hotels Corporation has announced the strengthening of its senior leadership team in India and Southwest Asia, emphasizing the region’s pivotal role in Hyatt’s expansive growth strategies. The appointments of Deepa Krishnan as Head of Marketing and Prasad Narulkar as Director of Digital signify a significant leap forward in enhancing Hyatt’s brand collection and delivering distinctive guest experiences aligned with Hyatt’s core value of care.
Commenting on this strategic expansion a company spokesperson, expressed, “We are happy to welcome this talented cohort of professionals who individually bring their seasoned expertise to their respective roles. With India & Southwest Asia among our key global growth markets, Hyatt has been thoughtfully expanding its portfolio in the destinations where our guests want to travel and will continue to do so in the coming year. The new team will collectively elevate our distinctive presence in these regions.”
As the newly appointed Head of Marketing for India and Southwest Asia at Hyatt, Deepa Krishnan will spearhead strategic marketing endeavors and drive the brand development of Hyatt’s extensive portfolio in the region. With an impressive 23-year career trajectory, Deepa has been instrumental in shaping marketing strategies, brand communication, and fostering innovation across various roles, including Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Innovation. Her professional journey spans esteemed organizations such as Tata Starbucks, Diageo, Godrej, and Idea Cellular.
Prasad Narulkar, bringing in 16 years of diverse digital expertise, steps into the role of Director of Digital for India and Southwest Asia at Hyatt India. His proficiency encompasses propelling the brand’s digital marketing strategy to new heights within the dynamic digital landscape. Narulkar’s prior engagements include influential positions with brands like Porsche, Jaguar Land Rover, Mahindra & Mahindra, Godrej, IDBI Bank, and Jio.
Additionally, Anadita Singh, appointed as Senior Manager – Openings and Transitions for India and Southwest Asia to synergise growth efforts in the region.