Published on : Monday, July 13, 2020
Anjali Mehra has been appointed as VP of Marketing at The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts in Mumbai, India. Mehra is an industry veteran and comes with nearly 25 years of experience. She is the former senior director of communications MEA at Marriott International.
In her new role, Mehra will provide strategic counsel to the company’s leadership while also implementing a company-wide marketing and communication plan. She will be responsible for strengthening the Indian company’s recognition as a luxury brand.
She has seen a long and successful career in the world of hospitality. She was appointed as the manager for marketing communications at India’s first Marriott Hotel – Goa Marriott Resort in 2005. Later, she served as PR manager for the prestigious Taj Group before holding a range of different hospitality jobs across India.
She was later made responsible for marketing & communication strategies for Starwood Hotels & Resorts across India, Maldives, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bhutan. Once she returned to Marriott, she was made director of PR in Africa and later senior director for communications MEA. In this position, she oversaw communication strategies for more than 260 hotels across 22 brands in 29 countries.