Keys Hotels, a part of the Los Angeles based Berggruen Group, today announced hiring of senior resources as part of its team. Keys hotels has strengthened its team and hired experienced professionals such as Manoj M.V as “Director of Sales – South (India), Arindaam Banerjeea as ‘General Manager – Human Resources’ and Muheeb Ahmed as the Cluster Director of Sales – Bengaluru.
Manoj M.V brings 18 years of rich expertise to his new position as the Director of Sales – South (India). Manoj is a former employee at Keys Hotels who is returning to the organisation due to its promising vision and progressive work culture.
Carrying along more than 18 years of unrivalled expertise in hiring the best talent to support and create best organisational values, Arindaam Banerjeea has previously worked with The Oberoi Group- Oberoi Flight Services as Head- Human Resources – Kolkata & Chennai.
Muheeb Ahmed has joined Keys Hotels as the Cluster Director of Sales – Bengaluru post working with some prominent brands across the country. He comes with 16 years of diverse experience in sales and marketing and will be overall responsible for sales to meet the objectives of the hotels.
Commenting on the team expansion, Ms Anshu Sarin – CEO of Berggruen Hotels, said, “Keys Hotels has emerged as one of the preferred hospitality brands in India for both guests and potential team members.
With our brand promise of Happy Stays which we introduced last year we had reiterated our commitment to our guests and importantly to ourselves. With intent to scale our growth, it is quintessential for us to strengthen our core team so as to deepen our brand penetration, bolster sales and strengthen our operations. We are delighted to welcome Manoj, Arindaam and Muheeb as part of the team at strategic positions in Keys Hotels. We believe that professionals like them, with their wealth of experience, are assets that will further strengthen our commitment to serve our guests better.”
Founded in the year 2006, Keys Hotels has undergone significant transformation over the recent years, which is visible both in the growing number of hotels across the country as well as in terms of profits. They expanded their portfolio to 21 hotels, across 19 cities in India by creating three distinguished brands – Keys Prima (Upper Midscale), Keys Select (Midscale) and Keys Lite (Economy); making them dominant players across the mid-market segment. Keys hotels currently operates about 2000 rooms.
Last year Keys Hotels also introduced a reinforced brand promise of Happy Stays, which offers guests an overall enriched experience.