The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts has appointed Megha Ajgaonkar as their General Manager – Sales. She has over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry. Ajgaonkar has claimed that her defence background has groomed her with the values of discipline and the years of being in hospitality she honed her communication and leadership skills.
She has moved to The Leela from Marriott International as Area Director of Sales & Distribution West India for Marriott South Asia.
Ajgaonkar has worked with brands such as Taj, Starwood, and Marriott. She has been instrumental in the opening of many luxury brands across the country like the JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar and positioning the Ritz Carlton Pune.
A Hotel Management graduate and an alumnus of IHM, Aurangabad, she began her journey through the Taj Management Training Program and is also a certified sales trainer.