nterTouch, the leading provider of cloud-based Internet and guest-facing technologies to the global hospitality industry, has announced the appointment of Niraj Nadkarni as Vice President Sales and General Manager, Middle East and Africa. In this newly created role, Mr. Nadkarni will be responsible for supporting the company's growth and business strategy in the regions. He will report to Michael Vargosko, Managing Director, Europe, Middle East, Africa, India and Caribbean & Latin America.
With over 25 years of international experience in sales, business development and key account management in the luxury hospitality technology industry, nearly all of which in the Middle East, Mr. Nadkarni is ideally qualified to lead the company's sales and growth in the region.
Mr. Nadkarni is an accomplished and respected industry veteran and joins interTouch from INTEREL, a global leader in guestroom and energy management systems, where he worked for over nine years, most recently in the position of Sales Director for the Middle East, Africa & Indian Ocean. Prior to this, Mr Nadkarni held various leadership positions with key hospitality technology vendors including ABB and Siemens. In addition to his sales and business development experience, Mr. Nadkarni has a proven track record in product design, business strategy and project management.