Hyatt Regency Dehradun announces the appointment of leadership roles

Nestled amidst picturesque 4.25 acres landscape of Dehradun, adjacent to the serene Malsi Forest and majestic Himalayan range, Hyatt Regency Dehradun, the first 5-star hotel in Dehradun and the largest luxury hotel in the state of Uttarakhand, today announced the appointment of its leadership roles. The corporate roster includes industry forward professionals with specialized experience in the hospitality and food and beverage industry, who will be leading Hyatt Regency Dehradun’s management and verticals across operations, sales, marketing, F&B and HR.

Harkaran Singh as General Manager

Harkaran brings with him 15 years of varied experience across Marriott & Hyatt hotels in India. He began his journey with the Hyatt family 12 years back and has worked across Hyatt Pune in 2010 to Hyatt Hyderabad Gachibowli, Hyatt Regency Kolkata and was General Manager at Hyatt Raipur, before taking on his latest role at Hyatt Regency Dehradun.

Passionate about delivering above-and-beyond moments for guests & colleagues, Harkaran is strategically aligned, financially disciplined and result-oriented with a repertoire of exceeding expectations of all stakeholders.  In his role as the General Manager, he is leading the multi-cultural team of this stunning 263 keys hotel across all disciplines.

Pratiti Rajpal as Director of Operations

Pratiti brings along years of inspiring experience across Marriott & Hyatt hotels in India, with a decade of the journey being with Hyatt. Starting as the Marketing Communications Manager at Hyatt Regency Chennai in 2012 to  cluster role at Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa & Grand Hyatt Mumbai and Cluster Director of Marketing Communications at Andaz Delhi & Grand Hyatt Gurgaon (Pre-Opening) her professional journey has been adventurous.

A result oriented and passionate hotelier, Pratiti thrives on creating memorable experiences for guests and an amazing work environment for her colleagues. With exceptional attention to detail, and intuitive leadership, Pratiti delivers results that exceed the expectations of all stakeholders involved. In her role as the Director of Operations, Pratiti will be overlooking the operations of a diversely segmented, 263 keys hotel.

Sujas K Nameth as Director of Food & Beverage

With 23 years of experience in the hospitality industry across Hyatt, Marriott & The Grand hotels in India and Muscat, Sujas is an industry veteran specializing in the Food & Beverage department. A passionate hotelier with wide-spread experience and an impeccable work ethic, Sujas, in his current role, is responsible for providing strategic leadership to the operations, maximizing the F&B revenues, introducing new F&B concepts & elevating the dining experience for guests, ensuring synergy between and maintaining the highest standards of guest service.

Sahil Arora as Executive Chef

Chef Sahil joins Hyatt Regency Dehradun with 22 years of elevating experience across brands such as Marriott, Hyatt and Shangri-La hotels in India. Starting his career as a Prep Chef at the Hyatt Regency New Delhi in 1999, he moved to The Shangri-La Connaught Place, New Delhi as a Senior Sous Chef, then to The Imperial New Delhi as an Executive Sous Chef, followed by the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre & Lakeside Chalet- Marriott Executive Apartments as the Executive Chef and then Shangri-La Eros, New Delhi as the Executive Chef.

 A master chef, with a wide range of experience in cooking and curating the perfect dining experience for the guests, Chef Sahil will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and safe running of all the kitchen operations, developing and tailoring menus to suit the guests and the hotels needs while ensuring all health & safety and service standards are being enforced.

Sunishchal Parasnis as Director of Sales & Marketing

With a career spanning across 15 years, Sunishchal has worked across Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa and Hyatt Centric Candolim Goa in various sales strategy functions.  As the Director of Sales & Marketing, Sunishchal in his current role will be responsible for developing new marketing opportunities and implementing new sales strategies in order to boost rooms & events sales at the hotel.

Avijit Ghosh as Director of Finance

Avijit brings with him 25 years of enriching experience in challenging finance roles. He began his journey with the Hyatt family 6 years ago and has worked at Hyatt Raipur and Hyatt Regency Chennai before taking on his latest role at Hyatt Regency Dehradun. His business acumen is driven by a strong commitment towards operational excellence.

Nikhil Raje as Human Resources Manager

Nikhil brings along with him an industry experience of 12 years across Marriott, Radisson, Accor & Hyatt hotels in India. With his great people skills and the ability to resolve conflict quickly and efficiently, in his current role Nikhil will be responsible for the recruitment of the team, managing payroll, ensuring ethical business practices, statutory compliances, associate wellbeing, learning & development and team engagement.

Vijayakumar Singh. R as Chief Engineer

Vijayakumar brings along 29 years of enriching experience across Taj, Meridian & Hyatt hotels in India, with the Hyatt journey being 20 years and counting. A master of his trade, in his current role, Vijayakumar will be responsible for the management, operations, rectification of the entire hotel’s furniture, fixture and equipment while also ensuring sustainable practices and increasing efficiency throughout the hotel.

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