The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences appoints Ms. Meenakshi Prabhakar as Director – Human Resources

The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences is delighted to introduce Ms. Meenakshi Prabhakar as the newly appointed Human Resources Director. Ms.Prabhakar carries an extensive 31 years of HR experience. Prior to joining The Leela Family, she was associated with various reputed brands, including ITC Welcome Group, The Oberoi New Delhi, Radisson Hotel Worldwide, the Grand Hyatt Delhi, Sita World Travel, and Kuoni.

Her journey so far has been filled with exciting challenges and learnings from the changing facets of business and the world around her. Ms. Prabhakar holds an MSc in Psychology, a Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations, and has shared her expertise with prestigious brands.

In the HR department, Ms. Meenakshi will have a pivotal role in reorganizing companies, leading HR processes, suggesting inventive HR solutions, and strengthening The Leela Family.

Throughout her career, Ms. Prabhakar has been a driving force in implementing HR policy formulations. Her remarkable achievements include working with numerous of the best-known names in the industry, like IHG Hotels at Crown Plaza Today Gurgaon. Ms. Prabhakar’s primary skill set boasts agreements through collective bargaining and optimizes work efficiency through strategies like piece-rate wages and reduced overtime. She also spent six years with Accor Hotels. Additionally, she successfully established and played a pivotal role in initiating Myriad Hotels in her career span.

The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences believes that Ms. Prabhakar will assume a pivotal role in human resources, leading strategically and implementing a comprehensive HR approach across the group, which will consistently support and enhance the hotel’s broader business strategy by fostering the growth and well-being of its entire workforce.

“I believe that a strong HR function is the key to attracting and retaining top talent. I’m excited to work with The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences team to shape the future and make a positive impact on the business and lives of our highly valued employees and stakeholders,” said Ms. Prabhakar.

Ms. Prabhakar’s appointment takes effect immediately, and she is well-prepared to steer the hotel’s HR department by ensuring that it aligns with the organization’s ambitious trajectory of rapid expansion, bolstering efficiency and culture of professionalism.

About The Leela Ambience Gurugram Hotel & Residences

Located on Ambience Island, at the Delhi-Gurugram border, with the capital city on one side and established Gurugram’s business district on the other. This hotel is a part of a lifestyle complex, offering 412 rooms, suites, and apartments with contemporary and true Indian luxury feature, that is at a convenient 15 minutes’ drive from the Indira Gandhi International Airport. The hotel features three restaurants and a bar: Spectra – 24 hours, multi-cuisine restaurant with 7 show kitchens; Diya – Pan-Indian Specialty Restaurant and Zanotta, an authentic Italian Specialty Restaurant, Rubicon Bar & Cigar lounge – stylish & contemporary bar with cigar lounge. Situated in a business hub, the hotel offers banqueting space of 35,000 sq ft including pillar-less ballrooms, board rooms and meeting rooms. The hotel offers also include 20,000 sq ft of space at The Leela Spa and Salon and a state-of-the-art gymnasium.

About The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

Headquartered in Mumbai, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned by a Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund and operates eleven award-winning properties in major cities and leisure destinations across India. These include the flagship hotel in the capital city of New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Gurugram, East Delhi, Mumbai, Gandhinagar and now Kovalam.  The Leela celebrates each hotel through its unique location, art, culture and cuisine with thoughtful services, celebratory rituals, and immersive experiences. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts was voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand twice in a row by Travel + Leisure, USA, World’s Best Awards Survey, 2020 and 2021.  The brand is well poised to embrace the next phase in its growth trajectory with upcoming projects which includes a leisure resort in Ashtamudi in Kerala. An epitome of true Indian luxury hospitality, The Leela is committed to providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India. The brand has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance.

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