Brigade Group Appoints Rayan Aranha as Vice President – Hospitality & Commercial
Bengaluru, September 6, 2023: Brigade Group has announced the appointment of Rayan Aranha as Vice President - Hospitality & Commercial. In his new role, Rayan will lead sales, marketing and strategic planning for the commercial vertical of Brigade Group and will
Bengaluru, September 6, 2023: Brigade Group has announced the appointment of Rayan Aranha as Vice President – Hospitality & Commercial. In his new role, Rayan will lead sales, marketing and strategic planning for the commercial vertical of Brigade Group and will be responsible for driving growth and profitability in asset management, revenues and operations. Additionally at Brigade Hospitality, he will oversee the rapidly expanding range of projects and services which includes eight hotels currently operating in association with Marriott, Accor, and IHG.
Rayan previously held leadership positions at Accor where during his tenure, he demonstrated exceptional leadership in overseeing hotel operations in key cities like Bangalore, Mumbai, Mysore, and Chennai. His most recent role was as Cluster General Manager, where he successfully managed a cluster of Novotel and ibis hotels in Chennai. He has also held the position of Cluster General Manager for Grand Mercure Bangalore and Grand Mercure Mysore, in addition to serving as the brand head for Grand Mercure and Mercure hotels in South Asia. Rayan’s journey in the hospitality sector also includes valuable experience gained during his tenure at IHCL (Taj Hotels) at their regional office in Bangalore.
“With an exceptional track record in the hospitality industry and a background in business development and operations, Rayan brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role. We are confident that under his able guidance the office business and hospitality vertical at Brigade will continue to grow and scale greater heights. We look forward to the dynamic leadership and contributions Rayan will bring to the Hospitality and Commercial verticals of our business.”Nirupa Shankar, Joint Managing Director, Brigade Enterprises Limited
Rayan holds postgraduate degrees in management from prestigious institutions, including the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and the SP Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai.