The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts announced the appointment of Satish Kumar P. as General Manager for the luxury beach resort, The Leela Goa. Satish is an outstanding professional and brings with him over two decades of illustrious industry exposure in the hospitality segment across India, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, and Indonesia. A pre-opening specialist, he has successfully launched 8 luxury hotels within various geographies. In his new role, Satish will be responsible for achieving targets by developing and implementing strategic sales and marketing plans and initiatives in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service coupled with unparalleled luxury.
Satish is passionate about building a culture that inspires out-of-the box thinking, innovation, creativity, and empowering teams to drive change and growth. He is a self-motivator with excellent problem solving and analytical skills. Having worked closely with brand teams, ownership, and asset management teams, Satish is adept at seamlessly handling hotel operations, driving stakeholder value, and optimising performance levels of associates.
Prior to joining The Leela Goa, Satish was the General Manager at Conrad Pune. Over the course of his enriching career, he has worked with prestigious brands like Oberoi Hotels, Taj Group of Hotels, Marriott Marquis Doha-Qatar, The Ritz-Carlton-Bangalore, The Westin, and Le Meridien-Bahrain and JW Marriott Jakarta, Indonesia. Satish is a Certified Green Belt from Six Sigma-Operational Innovation at Marriott International and was also the recipient of the esteemed Global Award for Excellence in Delivering Guest Experiences.
Satish is an alumnus of Regency College of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Osmania University, Hyderabad. He is also a Post Graduate Diploma holder from The Oberoi Centre of Learning and Development (OCLD).
“It is a delight to have Satish as part of The Leela family. His vast industry knowledge, people and guest management skills and zeal towards implementing innovative initiatives will prove to be an asset to the company. Under his leadership, we are confident The Leela Goa will continue to evolve and strengthen its positioning as one of the most sought-after resorts in the world,” said Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts.