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

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

Rabinder Pal Singh

Chief Financial Officer

David Kuperberg

Chief Development Officer

Michael Lindenbaum

Chief Operating Officer

Laura B. Mutterperl

Executive Vice President & General Counsel

Riyaz Akhtar

Executive Vice President
Human Resources

Manny A. S. Chohan

Executive Vice President
Revenue & Operations

Ashok Advani

Senior Vice President
Finance, Dining & Nightlife

Ashish Verma

Senior Vice President Operations
Luxury Division

Katie Fontana

Vice President
Communications & PR

Kanvar Singh

Vice President

Randy Taormina

Vice President

Kathryn Barrett

Vice President
Revenue Management

Karan Narang

Vice President
Acquisitions & Development Analysis

Ariel Sanett

Vice President
Development, The Americas

Jeff Donnelly

Vice President
Development, The Americas

Christian Glauser Benz

Vice President
Development, Latin America & Caribbean

Jason Francis

Corporate Director
Food & Beverage

Genell Parker

Vice President
Human Resources

Kat Kim

Vice President