Indian start-up Oyo, which is backed by Japan’s SoftBank Group, on Thursday, announced that it has appointed former IndiGo airline president Aditya Ghosh as the new Chief executive officer of its hotels business with respect to South Asia.
Oyo, which marks its presence in more than 500 cities across countries such as India, Nepal, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, UAE, and the United Kingdom, recently introduced Oyo homes to its inventory.
Ghosh is a trained lawyer, who quit IndiGo, which is considered to be the country’s top carrier, in April after a 10-year stint.
Today, we welcome Aditya Ghosh (@iamadityaghosh) as the Chief Executive Officer for OYO Hotels, India and South Asia to lead the next wave of growth at OYO. Here’s to the newest #OYOpreneur joining OYO’s mission of creating beautiful living spaces! pic.twitter.com/VN484uPTsu
— OYO (@oyorooms) 15 November 2018
Ritesh Agarwal, the founder and group CEO of Oyo Hotels & Homes, in a statement said thus- “With Aditya taking on this mantle for one of our home markets, India and the broader South Asia region, we are confident that he will be able to help Oyo Hotels set new benchmarks in the hospitality industry, and nurture a high performing workforce. As we grow our business, we feel that it is essential to continue to invest in building one of the most influential leadership teams and bringing in professionals with an entrepreneurial mindset and from diverse backgrounds, that can help lead the next wave of growth at Oyo Hotels.”
Also, Ghosh added thus- “I’m thrilled to join Oyo’s mission of creating quality living spaces, and partner with Ritesh in shaping the company’s future in South Asia – a critical growth market for the company.“