On the 6th of November, 2017, Mr. Puneet Chhatwal joined IHCL as the Managing Director and Chief
Executive Officer. He is a global professional with over three decades of leadership experience at highlyacclaimed
hotel groups in Europe and North America.
Prior to this, Mr. Chhatwal was the Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Executive Board of
Steigenberger Hotels AG – Deutsche Hospitality. He was also the Chief Development Officer of The Rezidor
Hotel Group – Carlson Hotels Worldwide. Mr. Chhatwal is a graduate of both Delhi University and Institute
of Hotel Management, Delhi. He has completed an MBA in Hospitality from ESSEC, Paris and an Advanced
Management Program from INSEAD.
Mr. Chhatwal has won awards including the prestigious Carlson Fellowship and was rated as one of
Europe’s 20 extraordinary minds in Sales, Marketing and Technology - HSMAI European Awards 2014. He
was also the First Alumni included in the ESSEC-IMHI Hall of Honor 2014.