Manish Gupta has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of TajSATS Air Catering Limited, Indian Hotels Company’s joint venture with SATS, and India’s market leader in airline catering.
Speaking on the appointment, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, IHCL and Chairman of TajSATS, said, “This is in line with our commitment to recognize and develop talent from within the organization. We are delighted to welcome Manish Gupta on board and believe he is best suited to take brand TajSATS to the next level. Manish will play an instrumental role in the TajSATS transformation as it expands its business and gears up for the next decade.”
Manish is a consummate hotelier with over two decades of experience in multiple roles across various categories and sizes of hotels in India. His career with IHCL began when he moved to the iconic Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi as a restaurant manager. He quickly rose through the ranks to become General Manager of different hotels including the legendary Rambagh Palace.
Mr. Manish Gupta, CEO, TajSATS Air Catering Ltd., said, “TajSATS is an integral part of the IHCL ecosystem. I am really looking forward to this assignment and my endeavour will be to further strengthen our market leadership in the aviation business and unlock its potential in the non-aviation businesses as well.”
Manish will move to his current role from his previous position of being the Area Director – East & General Manager – Taj Bengal, looking after the Eastern India hotels, Bhutan and Nepal. He spearheaded the organization’s growth in this fast-growing part of the country. Manish is an Alumni of IIM Ahmedabad and Nan Yang University, Singapore, having completed a specialized General Manager’s programme. An avid traveller, he enjoys reading and playing badminton.