Puneet Chhatwal joined the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer on November 6, 2017. He is a global professional with close to four decades of leadership experience at highly acclaimed hotel groups in Europe and North America. Under his leadership, IHCL has been on a journey of re-imagination to achieve sustainable profitable growth and has displayed several record breaking performance matrices. Puneet also serves as the leading voice of the industry in India in his capacity as the Chairman of the National Committee of Tourism and Hospitality, CII and President of Hotel Association of India. Across his global leadership career in hospitality, Puneet has received several acclaimed industry awards and he was also the First Alumnus included in the ESSEC-IMHI Hall of Honor 2014.