OYO India hires two senior safety professionals

OYO India hires two senior safety professionals

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Kolkata, June 2: OYO Hotels & Homes, South Asia’s largest, China’s second largest, and the world’s sixth largest and fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes & living spaces, as part of its efforts to improve guest safety and security and bring systemic solutions for all areas of guest experience, on Sunday announced two key hires directly in the office of CEO, India SA, Aditya Ghosh.

OYO Hotels & Homes appoints Capt Shakil Ahmed as Vice President of Security and Risk and Annie Vig as Director- Emergency Response for India SA operations. Together with multiple tech innovations for improved guest experience and safety, the hires will help strengthen existing efforts as the company focuses on elevated guest experience and safety as a key business priority.

Captain Shakil Ahmed, joins the OYO India & South Asia team as the Vice President of Security and Risk. A veteran of the corporate security, brand protection, and business resilience space, Capt Shakil Ahmed has over two decades of experience spanning the Indian Army, Banking & Financial Sector, Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Manufacturing, BFSI and E-commerce sectors. He has previously led Global Security, South Asia at Pfizer, Brand Protection at Diageo India and has most recently led the middle mile Logistics and Supply Chain Security program for Amazon in India.\Annie Vig joins the OYO India & South Asia team as Director- Emergency Response. Annie brings with her a rich experience of over 20 years.

She is passionate about safety oversight, both, at work as well as home. While at her previous organization- IndiGo, she worked closely with the chief of safety and the CEO and was responsible for developing and leading the implementation of policies and strategies derived from ERM Manual through training, audits, and other modes of communications and collaborating on joint exercises with neighboring countries and security forces and other agencies. (UNI)