Oyo Appoints IndiGo Former President Aditya Ghosh as CEO
The Indian Startup company Oyo, backed by the Japanese group SoftBank, announced Thursday that it has appointed former IndiGo airline president, Aditya Ghosh, as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of its hotel business in South Asia.
Oyo, which is present in more than 500 cities in India, Nepal, Malaysia, Indonesia, China, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom, recently introduced homes into its inventory.
Ghosh, a qualified lawyer, resigned from IndiGo, the country’s largest airline, in April after a 10-year spell.
Today, we welcome Aditya Ghosh (@iamadityaghosh) as the Chief Executive Officer for OYO Hotels, India and South Asia to lead the next wave of growth at OYO. Here’s to the newest #OYOpreneur joining OYO’s mission of creating beautiful living spaces! pic.twitter.com/VN484uPTsu
— OYO (@oyorooms) November 15, 2018
“With Aditya assuming this role for one of our home markets, India and the wider South Asian region, we are confident in his ability to help Oyo Hotels set new benchmarks in the hospitality sector, the hotel industry and to strengthen its workforce, “said Ritesh Agarwal, founder and CEO of Oyo Hotels & Homes, in a statement.
“As our business grows, we believe it is essential to continue to invest in creating one of the most influential leadership teams and bringing in professionals with an entrepreneurial mindset and from diverse backgrounds that can able to contribute to the direction of the next growth at Oyo Hotels. ”
Ghosh added, “I’m delighted to join Oyo’s mission to create quality living spaces and collaborate with Ritesh to shape the company’s future in South Asia, a fast-growing market for society.”