Ex-IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh Appointed CEO Of OYO Hotels
Aditya joins OYO Hotels after a successful stint at IndiGo and has been tasked to lead the next wave of growth for the company
OYO Hotels announced the appointment Aditya Ghosh, as CEO of India and South Asia operations. He will join the organisation on 1 December 2018.
This appointment comes as a part of the company’s efforts to continue to invest in and attract world-class leadership, in the wake of its focus to drive accelerated growth in its home markets - India and China.
Aditya is a proven professional with over 21 years of experience and is entrusted with the responsibility to oversee and grow OYO Hotels business in South Asia, which will include, India, Nepal, and the other upcoming markets in the region. He will focus on continuing to drive growth while delivering high-quality customer experience and sustained yields for asset owners.
He will be a thought partner to every OYOpreneur, by enabling a work culture that rewards performance and celebrates diversity and inclusion, a key focus area for the company. His appointment is critical in the company’s journey into becoming not just the largest but also the most preferred chain of hotels, homes and living spaces in India and around the world. He will be reporting to Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & Group CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes.
Ritesh Agarwal - Founder & Group CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes, said, ‘’Aditya will be able to help OYO Hotels set new benchmarks in the hospitality industry, and nurture a high performing workforce. His business acumen, his problem-solving capabilities, and his customer-centric approach to innovation that helped him build an influential brand that is loved by all, makes him an excellent choice for OYO Hotels.”
Aditya joins OYO Hotels & Homes following an outstanding stint at IndiGo as the President & Wholetime Director of IndiGo, where he was instrumental in turning airline into the largest and most profitable airline in India, and also into one of the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the world. He was also a member of the apex Executive Committee of InterGlobe Enterprises at the Group Level and sat on the Board of the hotels and technology businesses as well as the flight simulator training facilities.
Under Aditya’s leadership, IndiGo launched its international operations and took to it where it contributed to about 20% of the airline's operations. He was instrumental to IndiGo airlines pioneering the ‘before-time departure’ concept in the airline industry, which soon became the golden standard in customer experience and a benchmark hard for any other airline to meet.
OYO Hotels and Homes expanded its global footprints to over 500+ cities in seven countries, from Indonesia to the UK, with China and India as home markets.