Managing Director, Fortune Park Hotels Ltd
Samir assumes a full leadership responsibility for the development and
performance of Fortune Hotels, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd. and India's
leading chain of first class, full service business and leisure hotels with 64 signed
alliances across 54 cities of India .
He also oversees the functioning of the WelcomHeritage brand, a joint venture
between ITC Ltd and Jodhana Heritage, with around 40 forts, palaces, havelis and
nature resorts across 16 states of India that represents some of the finest
traditions of heritage hospitality and tourism in India.
Samir plays a key role in meeting the company’s aggressive growth goals and
building synergies for the two brands thereby enhancing their outstanding
reputation for providing efficient service to the customers as well as to the
promoters. He brings with him incredibly strong knowledge and experience, as
both Fortune Hotels and WelcomHeritage brands continue to increase their
formidable presence in India.
A Masters of Business Administration degree from University of Southern
Queensland, Australia and Diploma in Hotel Management from IHM,
Ahmedabad, he has rich and valuable operational & regional portfolio leadership
experience of over 24 years across multiple geographies in Asia.
Prior to joining Fortune Hotels, he worked with InterContinental Hotels Group for
over two decades in operational and leadership roles across various locations in
India, Southeast Asia and Korea.