Suma Venkatesh, Senior Vice President – Real Estate & Development, The Indian Hotels Company Ltd., heads the company’s Development, Technical Services and Projects functions. She oversees Taj Group’s initiatives for growth through green field developments, acquisitions, licenses and management contracts. Over the last 15 years with the Taj Group, she has been involved in doubling the Group’s inventory to 141 hotels with 17300+ keys.
Ms. Venkatesh is an Electrical Engineer by training and holds a Masters Degree in Management Studies from the Mumbai University in India. She has over 25 years of cross functional experience across industries. Before joining the Taj Group, she has worked in different functions across multiple industry sectors in India.