The ST. Regis Mumbai appoints Rakesh Kumar as Director of Engineering
Join us in welcoming Rakesh Kumar to The St. Regis Mumbai as he comes on board as Director of Engineering. With over 22 years of experience in the luxury hospitality business with leading Indian and International
Join us in welcoming Rakesh Kumar to The St. Regis Mumbai as he comes on board as Director of Engineering.
With over 22 years of experience in the luxury hospitality business with leading Indian and International chain of hotels, Rakesh brings with him expertise in the engineering and maintenance operations department while driving passion to deliver only the highest standards of service.
Rakesh commenced his career with the Hyatt Group of Hotels post his completion of academics of a B-Tech degree and a Management degree from Amity University. His most recent role as Director of Engineering, Functional Specialist (India – North) at Hyatt Hotels Corporation, allowed him extensive experience while bringing success with their brands Andaz, Grand and Regency. He achieved internal recognition with his leadership and dedication, proficiently handling people and products effectively in the area of engineering operations. His tenure with varied properties in different cities allows him to be well equipped to handle leisure resorts and urban business hotels alike.
At The St. Regis Mumbai, Rakesh will helm the high performing engineering team to enhance the luxurious experience of the discerning clientele. He will lead the back of the house and guest facing teams, from training new engineering team members to managing advanced technical projects at the ‘The Best Address’. Rakesh will focus on ensuring attention to detail while driving Guest Voice through the highest standards of service excellence, maintaining the standards for BSA while ensuring the Engineering and Maintenance Division’s profitability.
In his downtime, Rakesh enjoys reading and relaxing with his family. An avid bike enthusiast, he not only explores new destinations but also does social service to under privileged children with his group of bikers.
ABOUT ST. REGIS HOTELS & RESORTS
Combining classic sophistication with a modern sensibility, St. Regis is committed to delivering exceptional experiences at nearly 40 luxury hotels and resorts in the best addresses around the world. Since the opening of the first St. Regis hotel in New York City over a century ago by John Jacob Astor IV, the brand has remained committed to an uncompromising level of bespoke and anticipatory service for all of its guests, delivered flawlessly by signature St. Regis Butler Service. The ultra-luxury brand is set to expand its legacy to 50 hotels by 2018. For more information and new openings, visitstregis.com or follow Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. St. Regis is proud to participate in the industry’s award-winning loyalty program, Starwood Preferred Guest®, in which members can link accounts with Marriott Rewards® and The Ritz-Carlton Rewards® for instant elite status matching and unlimited points transfer.