Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, Southwest Asia has announced the appointment of its first female General Manager (GM) in India — Ms. Britta Leick-Milde – who has recently taken over at Hyatt Regency Kolkata. The announcement was made Friday, July 12.
Britta’s hospitality career began 20 years ago at the Sheraton Frankfurt Hotel with a vocational training (apprenticeship in Hospitality) in her native Germany.
Since then she has worked with the Hilton and Kempinski groups in various capacities. Britta joined the Hyatt family in 2007 as Director of Rooms, Park Hyatt Dubai and was subsequently promoted to the position of Executive Assistant Manager – Rooms.[ Also Read: Clinton Initiative to Train Women Entrepreneurs ]
An enthusiastic Indophile, Britta (pictured above) served as Hotel Manager, Grand Hyatt Mumbai for nearly a year before coming over to Hyatt Regency Kolkata as General Manager.
Meanwhile, Hyatt announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Gurgaon in New Delhi’s National Capital Region (NCR).
Located in the rapidly expanding business and residential city of Gurgaon, Hyatt Regency Gurgaon has the largest meeting space and room inventory in the city, according to the company. (Read: First Hyatt Regency Hotel Opens in Gurgaon)
Hyatt Hotels Corporation, headquartered in Chicago, is a leading global hospitality company.
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