Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) has appointed Michelle Frymire as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Based in Minneapolis, Frymire will report to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO of CWT, and serve as a member of the CWT Executive Leadership team. Prior to this appointment, she was CFO at a portfolio company of private equity firm Kohlberg & Co. Frymire has also previously held senior finance roles at ServiceMaster, Delta Air Lines, Continental Airlines, and American Airlines.
Piiyush Kapoor has been appointed as the General Manager for JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa. A seasoned hotelier, he brings close to two decades of proficiency in the hospitality industry. Through his career, he has been associated with leading domestic and international brands holding key positions. Kapoor’s journey as a leader in the industry began in 2007 with Holiday Inn, Manali, followed by Crowne Plaza, Mussoorie and The Lalit, Jaipur. He takes over from being GM at Radisson Blu Udaipur.
Puneet Chaudhry has been brought on board as the new General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel New Delhi Paschim Vihar. He is a seasoned hotelier with over 19 years of experience in the industry and has been associated with Radisson Hotel Group for more than nine years. In the new role, Chaudhry will spearhead the growth and development of the hotel, aided by his core expertise in delivering successful outcomes by empowering teams and building seamless and efficient processes.
Ranju Singh has been appointed as Complex General Manager for Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel and Novotel Goa Resort & Spa Hotel. A seasoned hotelier, Singh brings with him over 25 years of rich hospitality experience with several brands including Taj and Hyatt Hotels. Prior to joining AccorHotels, he was the General Manager at Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa. In the new role, Singh will be responsible for overall management, strategic direction, and leading the two established properties while continuing to delight guests.
Anmol Ahluwalia has been promoted as General Manager - North Goa, in charge of Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa and Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa. Ahluwalia is known for his passion and commitment to see his vision through. With IHCL since 2005, he has almost two decades of experience in luxury hospitality. Over the years he has had a rich and varied experience and spearheaded the housekeeping and accommodations for various hotels across IHCL, including Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa, Taj Bengal, Taj Chandigarh, Taj Lands End, and Vivanta Panaji before being appointed as General Manager of Taj Wellington Mews (Mumbai) in 2015.
Sumit Gogia has been appointed as the General Manager at Heritage Village Resort & Spa, Manesar. In the new role, he will be responsible for all aspects of the hotel's operational functions along with sales, marketing, and revenue management. Gogia’s experience as a hotelier spans over 18 years. While more recently he was the Director of Events with Hyatt Regency Delhi, he has previously worked with prominent brands like The Leela Palace, Hotels & Resorts; Shangri-La Hotels; and The Imperial New Delhi.
Executive VP & CFO Carlson Wagonlit Travel Complex General Manager Novotel Goa Shrem Hotel and Novotel Goa Resort & Spa Hotel
General Manager JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa
General Manager Taj Fort Aguada Resort & Spa and Taj Holiday Village Resort & Spa, Goa
General Manager Heritage Village Resort & Spa, Manesar
General Manager Radisson Blu Hotel New Delhi Paschim Vihar