Anil Chadha, currently Vice President – South & General Manager – ITC Grand Chola, Chennai will be moving to Delhi as Vice President – Operations, Hotels Division, from April 1, 2019.
Kuldeep Bhartee, currently Area Manager – West & General Manager – ITC Maratha will be taking over as Area Manager – South & General Manager – ITC Grand Chola.
As Vice President – South & General Manager – ITC Grand Chola, Anil Chadha was responsible for the growth & expansion in the Southern region in both the WelcomHotel & Luxury Collection brands: WelcomHotel Coimbatore & WelcomHotel Kences Palm Beach, Mahabalipuram opened under his aegis, as did the Luxury Collection hotel ITC Kohenur Hyderabad. Along with operational excellence, his passion for Food & Beverage fructified in new brands for the chain & an award-winning array of restaurants in the South, with Avartana being the crowning glory – the Southern Indian restaurant featuring reimagined, inventive cuisine that was launched under his watch.
His exemplary leadership characterised by excellent people management & team building skills drives the result-oriented, passionate and ethical work culture that he inculcates.
Anil Chadha’s achievements are manifest in the numerous recognitions within the industry including – General Manager of the Year by Business World Hotelier, Hotelier of the Year by Food Food Awards, 2018, Whisky GM of the Year by Whisky Magazine – Icons of Whisky India, Hotelier of the Year by Vir Sanghvi in Brunch magazine, Hindustan Times, among many others.
An alumni of the WelcomGroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration (WGSHA), Anil Chadha helmed the hotels in New Delhi, Agra, Kolkata, Bengaluru prior to Chennai, in a career spanning over two decades.
As an executive committee member of the Federation of Hotel Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI), Anil Chadha strives to contribute to the development of travel and tourism industry in India.