Cordelia Cruises by Waterways Leisure Tourism has announced the appointment of Oneel Verma as its Chief Operating Officer. Verma brings to the table a vast experience of over 30 years in sales, marketing, operations and general management across sectors like FMCG, Consumer Durables and Services including Telecom, Retail, Financial Services and Hospitality.
In his new role, Verma will be spearheading the sales, marketing, customer services, human resources and IT functions. Prior to Cordelia Cruises, he was working with Mahindra Holidays and Resorts India Limited as the Chief Customer Acquisition Officer. Verma has also worked with organiSations like Carona Limited – Puma Division, Coca-Cola India, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages, Cadbury Schweppes, Reliance Infocom, Tata Teleservices Ltd., Muthoot Fincorp and Sterling Holidays & Resorts (India) (A Subsidy of Thomas Cook India Limited) previously. “I am really looking forward to my stint with Cordelia and the timing could not have been better. With Covid behind us, the outlook is certainly promising and we have had tremendous business for the last eight months. Cordelia has made luxurious cruising affordable to the average Indian and this is certainly an exciting prospect,” says Oneel Verma.
Verma who has done his Executive Leadership Program at Cornell University is a postgraduate in business management with a specialisation in Marketing and Finance and is a highly focussed and result-driven individual. He is passionate about sports and is an avid adventure sports enthusiast.