Devendra Modak appointed as Director of Engineering at Westin Pune Koregaon Park
To lead the engineering department at The Westin Pune – from hiring and training new team members to managing tech projects and preparing the budget of the team
The Westin Pune Koregaon Park welcomes Devendra Modak as their new Director of Engineering. Modak, based in Pune, in his role will be directly responsible to lead the engineering department at The Westin Pune – from hiring and training new team members to managing tech projects and preparing the budget of the team.
With nearly 32 years of expertise in the engineering space, his early career started in 1990 as a Central Mechanic for the Ramada Inn Palm Grove. The next year he went on to work for the Welcomgroup Sea Rock Sheraton as the Technician IV and in 1994, worked as a Skilled Staff Grade II for Glaxo India Ltd. In October 2001, Modak got his first big chance as the Engg. Manager for JW Marriott Hotel, Juhu, Mumbai.
He is a hands-on hotel engineer who is proficient in handling people and products effectively in each and every situation and sector of engineering operations through his immense experience and leadership skills. His past job roles have also seen him work for Sterling Holiday Resorts Limited as Regional Head Engineering, Chief Engineer/DGM Services for Phoenix Market city Mumbai, Director of Engineering for three properties including JW Marriott Hotels Mumbai, Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre and Courtyard by Marriott Hyderabad, and lastly, Chief Engineer at Courtyard by Marriott Pune.
Commenting on his appointment, Modak, Director of Engineering, The Westin Pune, said, “I am honoured to be appointed as Director of Engineering and am looking forward to be a part of the Westin family, as for me it’s clear that they are a group of hotels focussed on being the best in class asset management professionals. I’m excited and looking forward to join forces with the amazing teams at the hotel and embark on what I'm certain will be an exciting journey alongside incredibly talented people who are mission-driven.”
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