Published on : Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Sumit Kumar is responsible for the operational development of Hyatt Pune, including guest and employee engagement and financial performance. Combining focused leadership with a passion for excellence and an in-depth understanding of the Hyatt Brand, he is responsible for the strategic decision making in the increasingly competitive Pune market. He will continue to establish the hotel’s prominent position within the local and Pan India arena and take Hyatt Pune to even greater heights.
Over the last thirteen years Sumit has been an integral part of Hyatt Hotels, where he has acquired extensive knowledge and experience in managing large Food and Beverage operations. Having been chosen as the General Manager of the first Hyatt Place hotel in South West Asia, he launched Hyatt Place Hampi, Karnataka, and later Hyatt Place Gurgaon/Udyog Vihar, Haryana which was also his last assignment. He brings with him vast knowledge of the diverse segments of the hospitality sector and has a strong understanding of the Hyatt values.
His affiliation with Hyatt began at the renowned Grand Hyatt Dubai in December, 2003 as the Assistant Restaurant Manager and he was subsequently promoted to Outlet Manager. After successfully managing different Food & Beverage outlets at Grand Hyatt Dubai, he was transferred to Grand Hyatt Muscat as Assistant Director of Food & Beverage. His next assignment was as the Director of Food & Beverage at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa and later opened the first Hyatt Place Hotel in Hampi.
Among interests Sumit is a national award winner in Martial Arts. He specializes in female
self‐defense techniques and at times conducts sessions for his female team members and guests.