Hyderabad– Hyatt Hotels on Thursday announced the appointment of Sunjae Sharma as Vice President of Operations for India.

A seasoned hospitality professional, Sharma will lead Hyatt’s India operations and will be responsible for executing the company’s operational and growth strategy in his new role.

Peter Fulton, Group President, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Southwest Asia for Hyatt, said that Sharma has been an integral part of Hyatt’s 34-year journey in India.

“We believe that with his operational skills and vision he is the ideal choice to lead Hyatt’s quest to be the most preferred hotel brand in India,” he said.

Prior to being appointed vice president of operations for India, Sharma was the Area Vice President for South & West India and General Manager of Grand Hyatt Mumbai, where he oversaw the strategic and financial performance of 16 hotels.

Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company with a portfolio of 13 premier brands. Its portfolio included 739 properties in 57 countries. (IANS)