Recently appointed General Manager, JW Marriott, Bengaluru, prior to this, Thakur was the General Manager of Courtyard by Marriott, Ahmedabad. She has spent over a decade at Marriott Hotels, starting in 1998, and brings with her experience in various positions across different Marriott brands. In her current role, Thakur will be responsible for the imminent opening of the hotel and will oversee and drive operations of the property, as per a release.
In her earlier stints, Thakur has been the Director of Operations for the Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel and Marriott Executive Apartments in 2010 and Director of Sales & Marketing – India for Marriott International in 2008, Renaissance Mumbai & MEA in 2007, and Renaissance Mumbai in 2004.
Thakur holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce (Honors) from Delhi University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sales & Marketing Management. She started her career in hospitality with Hilton, New Delhi.
“It gives me great pleasure to be a part of the opening team at JW Marriott Bengaluru. I look forward to leverage my past experience and significantly contribute in driving the growth of the hotel. I am eager to lead this talented team towards setting new standards of luxury and exclusivity in all areas of hospitality,” the new General Manager said.