As per the new role, Megha Ajgaonkar will spearhead and drive sales performance while enhancing The Leela’s sales and distribution network and strategies.
The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has announced the appointment of Megha Ajgaonkar as General Manager – Sales. Megha brings with her about two decades of diverse experience in hospitality and business development.
Prior to joining The Leela, her most recent role was with Marriott International as Area Director of Sales & Distribution West India for Marriott South Asia. Over the course of her career, Megha Ajgaonkar has worked with brands such as Taj, Starwood, and Marriott. She has been instrumental in the opening of multiple luxury brands across the country including the JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar and positioning the Ritz Carlton Pune. Her sales leadership aided luxury hotels including the W Goa, St Regis Mumbai, and JW Marriott Juhu in expanding their market share performance.
“With her extensive experience, understanding of key markets, and strong relationships, we are confident that Megha will further enhance and strengthen The Leela’s Sales and Distribution network and strategies,” said Anuraag Bhatnagar Chief Operating Officer, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts.
An alumnus of IHM, Aurangabad, Megha is a strong advocate of a performance-driven culture and has received multiple awards and accolades for her work in the past. She began her journey through the Taj Management Training Program and is also a certified sales trainer. In her free time, she indulges in music, pastel paintings, and badminton.