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Our strong leadership team, our Board of Directors and Management Team, comprises industry-leading professionals from diverse backgrounds, with proven track records of success. They are responsible for charting EIH’s long-term growth strategy, upholding the vision of our founder and creating continuous value for all stakeholders.

Meet our highly experienced team.

Board of Directors

1. Arjun Singh Oberoi - Executive Chairman

Mr. Arjun Singh Oberoi is the Executive Chairman of EIH Limited. Mr. Arjun Singh Oberoi has been an Executive Director of the Company for over two decades and has over 30 years of experience in the hotel industry. Mr. Arjun Singh Oberoi has a strong foundation in hotel operations dating back to the early part of his career. Mr. Arjun Singh Oberoi worked closely with Mr. PRS Oberoi to plan and develop many Oberoi and Trident Hotels.

In his previous role, he was responsible for the Project Development team of The Oberoi Group. He took on this role when he joined the Corporate Office of EIH Limited in 1996. He has been a member of The Oberoi Group and McKinsey & Company team responsible for re-engineering systems and processes within the food and beverage departments of “The Oberoi” city hotels.

2. Vikramjit Singh Oberoi – Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Vikramjit Singh Oberoi is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of EIH Limited. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Science from Pepperdine University, California, USA and has over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry. He joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 15th December, 1993. He became a Whole-time-Time Director and was designated Deputy Managing Director in July 2004. In July 2007, he was re-designated as Joint Managing Director of the Company. On November 29th, 2010, he was re-designated Chief Operating Officer and Joint Managing Director of EIH Limited. He took up the role of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on April 1st, 2015.

3. Nita Mukesh Ambani – Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Nita Mukesh Ambani is a Non-Executive Director of EIH Limited. A commerce graduate from Bombay University and a diploma holder in Early Childhood Education and Interior Design, she has inspired and led the implementation of many path-breaking initiatives spanning education, environmental protection and sports. Mrs. Ambani is Chairperson of the Reliance Foundation, Dhirubhai Ambani International School and IMG Reliance. She is also the President of H. N Hospital & Research Centre and has directed the establishment of Dhirubhai Ambani Multi-Speciality Hospital in Mumbai. As a chairperson of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, she provides leadership to 12 schools with about 15,000 students. Mrs. Ambani received the Scroll of Honour Award from FICCI Ladies Organisation for her contribution to education, environmental protection and healthcare, in 2008. In 2011, Business Today Magazine named her the Most Powerful Woman in Indian Business. Under her leadership, the Reliance Foundation is building a world-class multi-disciplinary university. A Bharatanatyam exponent, Mrs. Ambani's other areas of interest and work include architecture, interior design and corporate identity programmes.

4. Manoj Harjivandas Modi – Non-Executive Director

Mr. Manoj Harjivandas Modi is a Non-Executive Director of EIH Limited. A chemical engineer from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Mr. Modi has been a professional consultant for over 30 years. He is a Director on the Board of Reliance Retail Limited and Infotel Broadband Services Limited.

5. Rajeev Gupta – Independent Director

Mr. Rajeev Gupta is an Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. Mr. Gupta holds a B. Tech degree from IIT, Varanasi and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has over 28 years of industry experience in manufacturing, investment banking and private equity. He worked as a Category Manager for industrial abrasives in St. Gobain's Abrasives, USA?. He was also CEO of Cosmo Ferrites Limited. He was the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Investment Banking and a Board Member of DSP Merrill Lynch. He worked as India Head for the Carlyle Group, as one of its 60 global partners. Mr. Gupta set up an M&A boutique called ‘Arpwood Capital’ in 2011, which advises corporations and private equity funds.

6. Sudipto Sarkar – Independent Director

Mr. Sudipto Sarkar is an Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. He is a graduate in Mathematics from Presidency College, Kolkata, and has a Tripos in Law from Jesus College, Cambridge. Mr. Sarkar also completed his post-graduation in Law at Jesus College, Cambridge, and was called to the Bar by Gray's Inn, London. A noted lawyer and author of several authoritative legal textbooks, Mr. Sarkar is a practicing senior advocate who specialises in the areas of corporate law and intellectual property rights.

7. Chhavi Rajawat – Independent Director

Dr. Chhavi Rajawat is an Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. She is the Sarpanch/elected head of the Village Council of Soda, in the District of Tonk, Rajasthan, India. She was first elected Sarpanch in February 2010 and re-elected for a second term in February 2015. Dr. Rajawat is an alumna of Rishi Valley School (Andhra Pradesh) and Mayo College Girls' School (Ajmer). She graduated from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, New Delhi and followed it up with an MBA from Balaji Institute of Modern Management, Pune. She worked in the corporate sector for about seven years, during which time she worked in the media (Times of India), hospitality (Carlson Group of Hotels) and the telecom (Airtel) industries. Dr. Rajawat is an Aspen fellow and has received many awards, including the Young Indian Leader Award from CNN/IBN in 2010. She was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012 for her work in her village, Soda. In 2014, she was also honoured with the Assocham Ladies League's Grassroots Women of the Decade Achievers Award, Bharat Ratna Rajiv Gandhi Yuva Shakti National Award and the All India Woman Achiever's Award. In 2013, she received the India TV Yuva Award. She has also been honoured by former President Shri. APJ Abdul Kalam.

8. Sanjay Gopal Bhatnagar – Non-Executive Independent Director

Mr. Sanjay Gopal Bhatnagar is a Non-Executive Independent Director on the Board of EIH Limited. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Delhi, a Master’s degree in Engineering from Stanford University, USA, an MBA (Hons) from Harvard University, USA, and Data Science from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA.

Presently, Mr. Bhatnagar is the President, CEO and Board Member of Water Health International (WHI). As the founder of THOT Capital, he invests in energy and infrastructure assets globally. Until 2000, Mr. Bhatnagar served as the Chairman and CEO of Enron South Asia, where his responsibilities included developing and project financing of large-scale infrastructure, power plants, pipelines, LNG ships and re-gasification terminals. As the CEO of Enron Broadband Services for Asia and the Middle East, Mr. Bhatnagar developed Internet Data Centers and optical fiber networks in India and South East Asia.

Mr. Bhatnagar is a member of several acclaimed organisations and institutions, such as the US Department of Commerce (Washington DC), US India Innovation Forum (Washington DC) and Metropolis Health Care Ltd, among others.

9. Renu Sud Karnad – Non-Executive Independent Director

Ms. Renu Sud Karnad (DIN 00008064) was Managing Director of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited till 30th June 2023. From 1st July 2023, she is a non-executive and non-working Director on the Board of HDFC Bank Ltd.

Mrs. Karnad is the Chairperson of GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited. She holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Delhi and a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the University of Mumbai. She is a Parvin Fellow – Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, USA. Ms. Karnad has had to her credit, numerous awards, and accolades. Prominent among them being featured in list of ‘25 top non‑banking women in finance’ by U.S. Banker magazine, listed by Wall Street Journal Asia as among the ‘Top Ten Powerful Women to Watch Out for in Asia’. “Outstanding, Woman Business Leader” by CNBC‑TV18, 25 Most Influential Women Professionals in India by India Today. Ms. Karnad is currently the President of the International Union for Housing Finance (IUHF), an association of global housing finance firms.