Mr. Shanu Ammunni joins The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts as Vice President - Information Technology
Mumbai 27th September, 2022: The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts announced the appointment of Mr. Shanu Ammunni as Vice President – Information Technology for The Leela portfolio.
With an overall experience of 18 years, Shanu’s work experience includes assignments with Marriott, Wyndham and IHG Hotels & Resorts across the Middle East. Prior to joining The Leela, he was Group Director of IT, Hospitality at Al Mulla Group based in Dubai. He is a result-oriented technology leader with extensive cross-cultural expertise in the Hospitality IT sector. Well versed with interconnected information management disciplines, he has delivered value-based programs with a strong commitment to achieve organizational goals.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts, said, “It is indeed a great pleasure to welcome Shanu Ammunni to The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts. With Shanu’s proficiency and understanding of technology, and experience in conceptualizing, developing, and implementing new and innovative technology solutions, we are confident that he will add significant value in transforming the technology landscape for The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts with tangible business outcomes.”
Known for seamlessly coordinating and collaborating with internal and external partners, Shanu has been known to build high performing teams to manage, implement and streamline complex solutions and aims to do the same during his tenure at The Leela.
Shanu has holds a B-Tech degree in Information Technology from Mahatma Gandhi University.
About The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts
Headquartered in Mumbai, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts is owned by a Brookfield Asset Management-sponsored private real estate fund and operates twelve award-winning properties in major cities and leisure destinations across India. These include the flagship hotel in the capital city of New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Udaipur, Jaipur, Gurugram, East Delhi, Goa, Mumbai, and Gandhinagar. The Leela celebrates each hotel through its unique location, art, culture and cuisine with thoughtful services, celebratory rituals, and immersive experiences. The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts was voted the World’s Best Hotel Brand twice in a row by Travel + Leisure, USA, World’s Best Awards Survey, 2020 and 2021. The brand is well poised to embrace the next phase in its growth trajectory with upcoming projects which include leisure resorts in Kovalam and Ashtamudi. An epitome of true Indian luxury hospitality, The Leela is committed to providing guests with unforgettable stays in settings that capture the essence of India. The brand has a marketing alliance with US-based Preferred Hotels & Resorts and is a member of the Global Hotel Alliance.