Prior to his elevation at OYO Hotels and Homes, Harshit Vyas was Head of West Region, leading a team of over 2000 employees.
OYO Hotels & Homes, the world’s second-largest chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes, living and workspaces, announced the appointment of Harshit Vyas, as the Chief Business Officer, India, that was effective October 01, 2019. This appointment is in line with the company’s efforts to invest in world-class leadership and move a step closer to its goal of upgrading all forms of real estate and thereby enable 3.2 billion middle-income travelers and city dwellers experience of #LivingTheGoodLife.
In his new role as the Chief Business Officer – India, Harshit will report into Aditya Ghosh, CEO of OYO, Hotels & Homes, India & South Asia and will be responsible to drive execution of all business metrics including supply, demand, and operations. He will have field teams across India reporting to him and will work closely with the central capability functions.
Commenting on Harshit’s elevation, Aditya Ghosh, CEO, OYO Hotels & Homes, India & South Asia said, “At OYO, we have resilient, robust and diversified leaders who have been with us since the very beginning. It gives me immense pleasure to announce that one of our first five OYOPreneurs, Harshit Vyas has now been appointed as the Chief Business Officer of OYO Hotels & Homes in India. Even in the past year, I have seen Harshit evolve continuously and become a true people leader with a deep understanding of the ground realities and execution. I am confident that he will add tremendous value as part of my senior leadership team.”
He added, “Today, OYO Hotels & Homes is present across 500 cities in India. As we continue to further our commitment to making #LivingTheGoodLife a reality for middle-income people around the world, we are fortunate to have a passionate team of leaders with an entrepreneurial mindset. Harshit has been a valuable asset for OYO since its inception. With his extensive experience in business development and dynamic leadership skills, I am confident that he will deliver stellar value in accelerating OYO’s next phase of growth in India. Big congratulations to Harshit.”
Commenting on his new role as Chief Business Officer – India, Harshit Vyas expressed, “Starting my career with OYO, it has had a great impact on my professional journey and shaped my leadership skills. Over the past five years, I have seen the organization grow exponentially and am really proud to have been one of the early members of the team that laid the groundwork. As I step into the next chapter of my journey at OYO, I would like to thank Ritesh, Aditya and all OYOpreneurs for being ever-inspiring as well as for this exciting opportunity. I look forward to working with the ground teams to strengthen our regional capabilities, drive growth, and contribute to OYO’s mission to offer quality living spaces for everyone.”