J.V.Deenbandhu has a career spanning 42 years in the field of hospitality, finance and development with the Taj, ITC ,Oberoi and JP Group of Hotels. He has also structured a number of complex joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, buy outs and offerings and is known for his attention to detail. He is the founding partner of Projections and Impressions and has an industry wide presence.
G. S. Arora
An alumnus of Hotel Management School Pusa New Delhi G S ARORA has more than 44 years of experience in hospitality industry majority of which has been in management positions both in hard core hotel operations and as a hospitality consultant. After his formative years at India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) Mr. Arora chose to move on to private hospitality sector. Mr. Arora joined Vijay Mallya’s group’s Fast Food Division as Area Manager and gained deep insight into Fast Food operations. He initially joined the group as Controller Food, Beverages and Systems monitoring cost of Operations for both Delhi and Mumbai outlets and Central Kitchens.
He then joined in as General Manager Planning to assist in the fast expansion of Choice Hotels International in India. During his tenure, he was involved and responsible in setting up of more than 15 hotels in various star categories including five-star hotels. Mr. Arora brings with him hands on experience in Commissioning and managing various up market hotels and resorts as profit centres.
He has spent valuable time as a Consultant to Hospitality industry where in he was responsible to conduct Feasibility Studies and Market Research reports for both International and Domestic hotel groups along with providing management consultation to operational hotels
His wealth of experience and expertise coupled with his down to earth and honest personality make him truly unique and valuable member of the P&I team.
An IHM Graduate with over 20 years of experience in a large number of restaurants and hotels. In his previous assignments he has developed and executed operational strategies & targeted on improving guest dining experiences as well as profitability and growth of the organization. He attaches special importance to human resource development including the establishment of staff training programmes. His affable nature and management style compliment his leadership qualities.
An HM Graduate and a Gold Medallist, with a Higher Diploma from HTMi Switzerland. Has won chef competitions, with an in-depth appreciation and understanding of the culinary arts and his ever-burning desire for innovation makes him uniquely qualified. With his expertise in Kitchen and Human Resource development, an all-rounder in hotel operations. A young and upcoming member of the team, he is truly multitalented and brings with him his pleasant demeanour and a polished approach to hospitality.