New appointments at Hyatt Regency Chennai

Experienced professionals take up key positions at the property

Hyatt Regency Chennai recently announced the appointment of Kamaraj Masilamani as the Director of Engineering, Varun Pandit as Assistant Director of Food & Beverage and Vijayalakshmi as new Manager – Hygiene. 

Kamaraj Masilamani brings with him over 24 years of experience in the field of engineering and carries along learnings from Binny Engineering, SSangyong Engineering & Construction, NIIT Technologies and Taj Hotels etc. His last assignment was with Taj Vivanta Chennai as the Chief Engineer. Masilamani’s previous assignment with Hyatt was with Grand Hyatt Dubai in 2008 and Hyatt Raipur in 2015. 

Varun Pandit has over 15 years of experience in F&B operations and will be seen spearheading the operations of catering, restaurants and lounges, guest experience and other key roles at the hotel. He brings along with him learnings from hotels like Taj, ITC, JW Marriott, MHRS Hotels and Courtyard by Marriott, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad where his last assignment was as F&B Manager & Operations. Pandit has played his roles both as value-adding and as a go-to person for his fellow colleagues. 

Vijayalakshmi has over 15 years of experience in the hygiene department and brings with her learnings from groups like The Oberoi, Hyatt, Hilton & Travel Food Services where her last assignment was as a AM - Business Excellence. Vijayalakshmi is approachable and has good interpersonal skills.


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