Named Chief Revenue Officer
At Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) in Mumbai, Maharashtra , India
he Taj Group of Hotels announced the appointment of Mr. Chinmai Sharma as Chief Revenue
Officer. In this newly created role at Taj, Mr. Sharma’s responsibilities would entail overseeing
brand management, public relations, customer analytics, loyalty, digital strategy, global sales
and revenue management.
Chinmai is a seasoned industry professional with nearly two decades of progressive hospitality
experience in the fields of Strategic Marketing, Revenue Management and Electronic
Distribution. Chinmai was recently named as one of the 'Top 20 Extraordinary minds within
Sales, Marketing and Technology' by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI), Europe.
Before joining Taj, Chinmai was with Starwood Capital Group, based in Paris as the Global head
of Revenue, Distribution and eCommerce for Louvre Hotels Group’s entire portfolio of six hotel
brands with 1,100 plus hotels spread across 45 countries.
Prior to Starwood Capital Group, Chinmai served five years with Wyndham Hotel Group based
at their corporate office in New Jersey as VP Revenue Management where he was responsible
for the Revenue Management process across all brands globally. Chinmai has also worked with
the boutique hotel company, Joie de Vivre Hotels, in San Francisco and with the leading online
travel agency Expedia.com, in Seattle.
Chinmai commenced his hotel career eighteen years ago with the Taj Group where he was part
of the very first revenue management group ever created in the company in 1997.
Chinmai is a Hotel Management graduate from the Institute of Hotel Management, Jaipur. He
holds a Diploma in Economics from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management, New Delhi
and a joint MBA in Hospitality from IMHI/ESSEC Business School, Paris and Cornell Hotel
School (M.M.H), New York.