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The Tamara Appoints S.D. Shibulal As Chairman

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The Tamara, a hospitality venture promoted by Shruti Shibulal and led by CEO and Director, Senthil Kumar N, has appointed S.D. Shibulal, co-founder and former MD & CEO of Infosys, as Chairman of the Board.

In his new role, Shibulal will instill the highest standards of corporate governance and excellence, bringing to the board of The Tamara a wealth of previous experiences.

Sudha Gopalakrishnan has been appointed as Director of The Tamara. Gopalakrishnan is a trustee of the Pratiksha Trust, a charitable trust set up by herself and her husband, Kris Gopalakrishnan. A trustee of the Infosys Foundation till 2014, her interests include education, arts, organic farming, agriculture and philanthropy.

Dr Anand Kasturi has been appointed as an Independent Director of The Tamara. Dr Kasturi is the CEO and Consultant of Anand Kasturi Consulting, a company owned by him. He works with organisations both Indian and global in the area of ‘Services Management.’  He also supports senior leadership of various organisations as an Executive Coach.  

Dr Kasturi has formerly worked with an IT major as well as a leading hotel chain. Dr Kasturi’s considerable expertise in Services Management will augment customer service and corporate excellence at The Tamara.

The Tamara currently operates The Tamara Coorg (, its flagship property, as well as Lilac ( in Bangalore and Palma Laguna ( in Alleppey.

The company is planning to begin construction on its upcoming projects in Thiruvananthpuram and Kodiakanal. Plans to acquire a hotel property in the German speaking part of Western Europe are being executed.

(BW Online Bureau)