Team

Leadership Cut From a Different Cloth

We know what makes us different makes us stronger, and because we were born of an entrepreneurial spirit, it has always been paramount that we look at things through the lens of ownership. Our team is your team, and when we put our experiences and partnerships to work on behalf of your hotel, our success becomes your success. Contact our Development Team now or learn more about our leadership below.

SANT SINGH CHATWAL
Chairman & Founder of Dreams Hotels

Sant Singh Chatwal

Chairman & Founder

Sant Singh Chatwal defines the term entrepreneur. He has been an internationally recognized business leader and diplomat for the past 45 years. A successful and innovative restaurateur who built and rebuilt various businesses in Ethiopia and Canada before arriving in New York City in 1981. Mr. Chatwal made the transition to the hotel business by procuring several properties that would become the foundation of his company offering dynamic hotel brands not only in United States but across the globe. His vision of combining corporate structures with his brand of employee inclusion has not only created a progressive work environment but one that is highly successful. Mr. Chatwal is also a renowned philanthropist, supporting countless charities at home and abroad.

Jay Stein
Chief Executive Officer of Dream hotels

Jay Stein

Chief Executive Officer

Rabinder Pal Singh
Chief Financial Officer of Dream hotels

Rabinder Pal Singh

Chief Financial Officer

David Kuperberg 
Chief Development Officer of Dream hotels

David Kuperberg

Chief Development Officer

Michael Lindenbaum
Chief Operating Officer of Dream hotels

Michael Lindenbaum

Chief Operating Officer

Laura B. Mutterperl
Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Laura B. Mutterperl

Chief Legal Officer

Riyaz Akhtar
Executive Vice President Human Resources

Riyaz Akhtar

Executive Vice President
Human Resources

Manny A. Chohan
Executive Vice President
Revenue & Operations

Manny A. S. Chohan

Executive Vice President
Revenue & Operations

Ashok Advani
Senior Vice President Finance, Dining & Nightlife

Ashok Advani

Senior Vice President
Finance, Dining & Nightlife

Ashish Verma
Senior Vice President Operations
Luxury Division

Ashish Verma

Senior Vice President Operations
Luxury Division

Christian Glauser Benz
Vice President Development
Latin America

Christian Glauser Benz

Senior Vice President
Development, Latin America & Caribbean

Katie Fontana
Vice President
Communications & PR

Katie Fontana

Vice President
Communications & PR

Kanvar Singh
Vice President Operations of Dream hotels

Kanvar Singh

Vice President
Operations

Randy Taormina
Vice President Operations of Dream hotels

Randy Taormina

Vice President
Operations

Kathryn Barrett
Vice President Revenue Management

Kathryn Barrett

Vice President
Revenue Management

Karan Narang
Vice President
Acquisitions & Development Analysis

Karan Narang

Vice President
Acquisitions & Development Analysis

Ariel Sanett
Vice President, Development
The Americas

Ariel Sanett

Vice President
Development, The Americas

Jeff Donnelly
Vice President, Development
The Americas

Jeff Donnelly

Vice President
Development, The Americas

Judy Chen, Vice President of Development

Judy Chen

Vice President
Development, The Americas

Jason Francis
Corporate Director Food & Beverage

Jason Francis

Corporate Director
Food & Beverage

Genell Parker
Vice President Human Resources

Genell Parker

Vice President
Human Resources

Kat Kim
Vice President Creative of Dream hotels

Kat Kim

Vice President
Creative

Robert Mallia

Vice President
Architecture and Construction