Industry Update
Appointment15 July 2019

Shiva Kumar Ganeshan

Appointed Director of Finance
At The St. Regis Mumbai, India

Shiva Kumar Ganeshan

With a stellar career spanning over 26 years, Shiva Kumar's journey in the hotel industry started with some of India's leading organizations and hotel chains. With varied brands in his portfolio like The Taj Group of Hotels, The Leela, Four Seasons and Hyatt Hotels Corporation, Shiva Kumar's most recent role were with the Kempinski Hotels in Nairobi.At The St. Regis Mumbai, Shiva Kumar will be a part of the legacy of 'The Best Address' leading the vibrant finance team to sc ale greater heights.

A thorough academician, Shiva Kumar is a Chartered Finance Manager from the Indian School of Business Management and has completed his MBA in International and Corporate Finance from ISBM, Mumbai. Armed with dual degrees, he has been instrumental in successfully steering the operations and financial performance of the properties he has been a part of and his prowess has led the hotels to achieve efficient top lines and profitability. His most salient achievements include increase overall profitability of the hotel and helping in larger savings through innovative revenue and facility management. He is adept at managing large teams and driving them towards this common goal of efficiency and profitability.

Spiritually inclined, Shiva Kumar spends quality time on meditation and Yoga while enjoying studying and practicing Vaastu in his spare time. His fitness regime includes badminton and swimming. He enjoys his down-time with his fam ily when not computing and crunching numbers.

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