OYO Appoints Vasanth J as Hub Head – Kerala


New Delhi: OYO, India’s largest hotel chain, has appointed Vasanth J as the Head of Kerala hub. In this role, Vasanth will focus on developing Kerala as one of the key leisure markets for OYO and building strong relationships with owner-partners in the State.

Vasanth joined OYO in June 2016 to lead the business in Puducherry and played an instrumental role in establishing the city as a top revenue-generator in the leisure segment. Prior to OYO, Vasanth headed business operations at Finantics Consultancy Pvt. Ltd. A seasoned professional, Vasanth has nearly seven years of work experience spanning Project Management, Data Acquisition and Analysis, Business Development, Strategic Planning, Networking, Sales and Operations Management. He is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from NITK, Surathkal, and has also worked at Coal India Ltd.

Talking about his new role, Vasanth said: ‘’OYO has disrupted the Indian hospitality industry through category-defining innovation. Kerala is one of the top leisure destinations in India and has the potential to be a huge revenue driver for OYO. I am thrilled to be tasked with driving this strategic opportunity and my focus will be on business growth as well as increased engagement with our partner hoteliers.”

OYO’s network in Kerala spans over 2,500 rooms in more than 350 hotels.