The Westin Pune appoints Girdhar Jangid as Director of Finance

The Westin Pune Koregaon Park is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Girdhar Jangid, as Director of Finance for The Westin Pune Koregaon Park. In his role, he will be instrumental in the preparation of Capex and operational Budgets with regular forecasting of reports. He will also play a key role in helping drive financial results through optimization of cost and materializing the potential savings.  

Girdhar is a qualified Chartered Accountant with 9.5 years of Hospitality industry experience in accounting and finance. Prior to joining The Westin Pune Koregaon Park, he started his career with a CA firm: J G Verma & Co. At the time, Girdhar received several opportunities to interact with major clients that were professionals in the hospitality realm, and is also one of the reasons why he chose to explore his potential in the hospitality space.

Pursuing the same interest, he was associated with W Goa, through the Project Company as Accounts Manager, and later, he joined the hotel during the pre-opening period as Finance Manager. In 2018, he was promoted as Sr. Finance Manager and in 2020, was promoted again as Assistant Director of Finance. 

Some of his noteworthy accomplishments include a “Manager of the Year” award for the year 2018 at W Goa and implementation of GST compliance in W Goa, with zero noncompliance/default cases in the last 4 years. 

Girdhar holds a B.Com in Accounting & Finance (BAF) from Mumbai University. When he isn’t working, one can find him engaging with his hobbies of playing badminton, cycling, listening to music, and playing & watching cricket.Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Girdhar Jangid, Director of Finance, The Westin Pune Koregaon Park, said, “I am honored and pleased to be a part of the Westin family. Learning from my past work experiences, I believe in what I can bring to the table, and as a member in a leadership role, I look forward to mentoring a young team of talented financial professionals. I’m grateful for this opportunity and will continue to do my best in streamlining budgeting processes, looking after the financial modeling, and better my decision-making to support the growth goals of the hotel.”
Commenting on Mr Girdhar’s appointment, George Bennet Kuruvilla, General Manager, The Westin Pune, Koregaon Park, said, “We are pleased to have Girdhar join our team at Westin Pune. We are looking forward to doing some great work with him to utilize our budgets in the most efficient way. With his rich financial experience and better decision skills, we are definitely looking at growth and success for the hotel”

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