Hilton Chennai announces new management appointments

CHENNAI, India, 2014-9-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Chennai recently announced the appointment of a Director of Operations, Director of Human Resources and Director of Finance.

Amit Kumar, Director, Operations
Amit Kumar has been appointed Director of Operations at Hilton Chennai. With over 16 years of experience in the hospitality industry in India, Amit has worked with Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces, The Leela Palaces, Hotels & Resorts and Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Most recently, as Executive Assistant Manager, Food & Beverage Services at The Lalit, Mumbai, Amit led the Menu Planning, Forecasting, Budgeting, Resource Planning, Quality and Cost Control processes. He holds a Diploma in Hotel Management from the Institute of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Ahmedabad.

Anup Mishra, Director, Human Resources
Anup Mishra has been appointed Director of Human Resources at Hilton Chennai. Anup brings with him 13 years of experience, having worked with Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces, Mahindra Holidays and Resorts and InterContinental Hotels Group in India. Anup joined Hilton Worldwide in April 2012 and has since served as Director, Human Resources, at Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa and DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Bangalore. In previous assignments, he focused on Employee Welfare while heading the Staffing, Compensation  and Training & Development functions. Anup holds a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Development from Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai.

Anjani Upadhyay, Director, Finance
Anjani Upadhyay has been appointed Director of Finance, Hilton Chennai. Anjani has 11 years of experience in Finance, nine of which he has spent spearheading Accounting, Purchase, Storing and Cost Control in the hospitality industry. He has worked with Kenilworth, Taj Safaris and Alila, Bangalore. Anjani took charge as Director, Finance, Hilton Shillim Estate Retreat & Spa, in September 2012. In the position, he led the pre-opening team through streamlining Fund Management, Taxation, Auditing, Inventory Managementand Financial Control. Anjani is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Calcutta University.

Media can access additional information about Hilton Chennai at news.hilton.com/Chennai.

About Hilton Chennai
Hilton Chennai reflects the spirit of the city in a harmonious confluence of tradition and contemporary stylisation. Conveniently located close to key IT Parks in Guindy and within a 15-minute drive of the Chennai Trade Centre and, the international and domestic airports, the 204-room hotel offers a complete array of upscale amenities and guest services. Besides a well-appointed business centre, the hotel features extensive conference and banqueting facilities that accommodate up to 750 persons, an outdoor pool, salon and a fully-equipped fitness centre by Precor. Dining options include Vasco’s, the award-winning all-day-dining restaurant that serves the best of world cuisine. The café, Est, offers a variety of snacks, light meals in addition to patisserie items, homemade chocolates and freshly brewed tea and coffee. Vintage Bank, the wine and cheese bar, presents a variety of fine cheeses from around the world paired with a choice of wines. Q Bar, uniquely located on the rooftop with panoramic views of the city, features a singular setting for cocktails against the background of music played by the resident DJ. Guests staying at the hotel can also enjoy the benefits of the world-class guest reward programme Hilton HHonors. Situated in proximity to the business district and tourist attractions like the Guindy National Park, Marina Beach and the old town of Mylapore, Hilton Chennai is the first choice of business and leisure travellers in the region. For more information, visit www.hilton.com.

About Hilton Hotels & Resorts
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Swapnil Midha
Hilton Chennai
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