News: Radisson Hotel Group appoints Nikhil Sharma as Managing Director and ASVP for South Asia


Radisson Hotel Group appoints Nikhil Sharma as Managing Director and ASVP for South Asia

In his new role, Nikhil Sharma brings over three decades of leadership experience across the hospitality sector. He will oversee Radisson's operations in South Asia.
Radisson Hotel Group appoints Nikhil Sharma as Managing Director and ASVP for South Asia

Radisson Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Nikhil Sharma as the Managing Director and Area Senior Vice President (ASVP) for South Asia, to be effective from April 1, 2024.

Before his appointment, Nikhil worked with Wyndham Hotels & Resorts as the Marketing Managing Director for Eurasia, bringing over three decades of experience across the hospitality sector. In his new role, he will oversee the group’s operations in the dynamic South Asia region, covering 165 hotels, and spearhead efforts to position the company as the employer of choice for dynamic talent in the sector.

In his previous roles, Nikhil served as an advisory board member for HSMAI Asia Pacific and the Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India. He was also a member of the northern region committee for CII Northern Region. Additionally, he held positions as the COO at Ginger Hotels and The Lemon Tree Hotel Company, as well as a Revenue Manager at InterContinental Hotels Group.

Welcoming Nikhil on the leadership team, Chema Basterrechea, Global President & Chief Operations Officer at Radisson Hotel Group said, ‘Nikhil’s appointment reflects our commitment to strengthening our leadership team and driving strategic growth in South Asia. This region is a key market for us, and with Nikhil’s strategic vision and deep understanding of the industry, we are confident in our ability to further elevate our presence and deliver exceptional experiences to our guests,’ 

K B Kachru, Chairman, South Asia at Radisson Hotel Group added, ‘In the past 25 years, Radisson Hotel Group has become synonymous with unparalleled hospitality and delivering memorable moments to millions of guests. We have leveraged the collective efforts of our teams to establish a first-movers advantage that has resulted in the expansion of our footprints in markets that are unique to the Group. We are pleased to welcome a dynamic leader like Nikhil to steer us ahead in this journey and wish him the best for leading Radisson Hotel Group’s next phase of growth in South Asia.’

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Nikhil also expressed, ‘I am thrilled to be part of Radisson Hotel Group and to lead South Asia during this exhilarating period of growth. With a diverse portfolio of brands and hotels, the Group is poised to be the top choice for travelers and asset owners alike. I am grateful for this opportunity to drive innovation, deliver exceptional results, and elevate the brand while creating value for our stakeholders.’

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