Aditya Ghosh, presently serving as CEO, India and South Asia, at Oyo Hotels & Homes, will be joining the company’s board of directors, announced the hospitality unicorn.
Aditya will be joining Oyo’s founder and group CEO Ritesh Agarwal, Baja Corporation’s founder and CEO Betsy Atkins, and other industry experts including SoftBank Vision Fund’s managing partner Munish Varma, Lightspeed India Partners Advisors’ partner Bejul Somaia, Sequoia Capital India Advisor’s managing director Mohit Bhatnagar, among others.
In his new role, Ghosh will focus on five key areas at Oyo, namely, safety and security, customer experience, corporate governance, revenue management, and stakeholder communications.
“Aditya’s strong business acumen, problem-solving capabilities, passion for building an organisation with strong corporate governance and a high performing work culture that thrives on principles of diversity and inclusion, makes him the perfect choice for this larger and more strategic role, at a global level,” said Ritesh Agarwal, founder & group CEO, Oyo Hotels & Homes.
Meanwhile, Rohit Kapoor, who is currently serving as the CEO of new real estate businesses will be taking over Ghosh’s role as the chief executive for the India and South Asia business.
In his year-long tenure with Oyo, Kapoor has been overseeing the growth of Oyo Life, the brand’s long-term rental housing portfolio, as well as other new real estate businesses in India. He will now also helm the operations of over 18,000 hotels across more than 500 cities in India and South Asia.