OYO Hotels & Homes announced the appointment of Gaurav Ajmera, as the Chief Operating Officer, India and South Asia. During his four year stint as the Head of North Region, he has been a key driver to the company’s growth and expansion across the country.
With over ten years of experience, Gaurav will play a key role in growing OYO’s business in South Asia and realize OYO’s expansion plans while remaining true to the core promise of offering standardized, good quality hospitality experiences at affordable prices.
He will be reporting into Aditya Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer, India & South Asia, OYO Hotels & Homes. Gaurav will serve as a key partner to Aditya and will mainly be responsible for: building and driving world-class capability in revenue management, driving offline sales and overall delivery of excellent customer experience for the core franchise business.
Commenting on this appointment, Aditya Ghosh, Chief Executive Officer, India & South Asia, OYO Hotels & Homes, said, “Gaurav has been with OYO since its initial days and understands the brand ground-up. His incredible insights and experience along with his customer-first and innovation-driven approach make him an excellent choice for this role. His appointment further strengthens OYO’s South Asia leadership that is dedicated and focused towards building the most loved and preferred hospitality brand.”
Before OYO, Gaurav had a successful stint with Schlumberger working across various countries in the Middle East, gaining valuable experience in project management and operations.
Commenting on his appointment, Gaurav Ajmera, Chief Operating Officer, India & South Asia, OYO Hotels & Homes, said, “In my new role, I look forward to enabling OYO to continue and excel in its mission of creating quality living spaces across India and South Asia. I am super excited to be working closely with Aditya to make this vision a reality.”
Gaurav holds a B.Tech and M.Tech degree in Chemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. A fitness enthusiast, Gaurav loves spending quality time with friends and family.