OYO Rooms gets new HR chief
Online budget hotel aggregator OYO Rooms has appointed Dinesh R as its Chief Human Resources Officer, a newly created position. Prior to this, he was leading Compensation & Benefits in the APAC region for The Coca Cola Company. Dinesh is a seasoned HR professional with past tenures at Bharti Airtel, Hewitt Associates and ITC Limited.
Online budget hotel aggregator OYO Rooms has appointed Dinesh R as its Chief Human Resources Officer, a newly-created position. Prior to this, he was leading Compensation & Benefits in the APAC region for The Coca-Cola Company. Dinesh is a seasoned HR professional with past tenures at Bharti Airtel, Hewitt Associates and ITC Limited.
“We are at the cusp of significant transformation, having witnessed tremendous growth in the past year on both business and employee front. From a single-city office in Gurgaon, today we are present across more than 15 cities through our offices and 165 cities through our partner properties,” said Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, OYO Rooms.
As we build value in our business and expand our geographical footprint, we remain focused on offering a rewarding employee experience and sustaining a vibrant OYO culture. Dinesh’s leadership and multi-market roll-out experience will help steer us in the right direction in this new phase, he added.
OYO Rooms has disrupted the legacy-driven business of hospitality, creating a sizeable and new market opportunity. The standardization of unbranded hotel inventory has been a win-win proposition for customers, hoteliers and hospitality sector workers. Today, OYO Rooms operates in over 165 Indian cities through more than 4,500 hotels offerings 45,000 rooms.
“I consider this an opportunity to contribute to the growth and evolution of a home-grown start-up that will disrupt markets globally. I am very excited to be here and look forward to an enriching tenure,” Dinesh elaborated on his decision to join the company.
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