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Executive Committee 2015

About PIHMAA

PIHMAA is the Alumni Association for the country's premier hospitality education institute, The Institute Of Hotel Management, Catering & Nutrition, Pusa, New Delhi. We essentially work to promote goodwill with the alumni of the institute and help in further building the brand equity of the Institute and its students, past and present. During the year we plan events that provide industry knowledge, updates and a platform to network with the students of the institute who have graduated over a horizon spreading nearly six decades. Our distinguished alumni have been and continue to be Industry stalwarts with stellar careers and amazing success stories. The Institute has over the years produced CEO's, Celebrity Chefs, Academicians, key decision makers within and outside the hospitality sector besides highly successful entrepreneurs.

PIHMAA is shared at www.facebook.com/PIHMAA and www.pihmaa.org.

Executive Committee 2015

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Chairman - K. B.Kachru, 1971

Mr. Kachru is Chairman, South Asia, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, where he has spend over 20 years in growing the Carlson brands in South Asia. Before moving to Carlson he was Head Of Hotels and Duty Free Operations for ITDC. One of the most respected industry leaders in the country, he has been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement award earlier this year at HICSA by HVS which is amongst the several prestigious recognitions that he has earned in his illustrious career. Mr Kachru acts as the mentor for PIHMAA and provides his constant advice and support in making it a formidable representative body of IHM Pusa alumni.


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President - Mandeep S. Lamba, 1982
MD India, Hotels & Hospitality Group,
Jones Lang LaSalle


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Secretary - Tipish Mahajan, 1982
Founder, Business Promotion Inc. &
Advisor New Projects, Ten Hotels.


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Treasurer - Anil Grover, 1981
Founder & MD, Micro Devices Inc. &
Groovy Foods


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Alok Shivapuri, 1982
Principal,
Institute of Hotel Management, Pusa


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NS Bhuie, 1972
Consultant Academics,
National Council for Hotel Management


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Manjit S Gill, 1974
Corporate Chef, ITC Hotels


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Sudhir Sibal, 1974
Former VP Hotels, ITDC


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JS Uppal, 1974
F& B Analyst & Corporate Chef
at Stark Hospitality


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Roopak Seth, 1978
Founder Director,
The Baithak Restaurant


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Shaju Zacharia, 1978
Consulting Chef,
Former AVP F&B, DLF Recreational Foundation


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Ravi Mandla (Col.Retd), 1978
Sr. GM HR,
Bestech Group

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Neeta Nagraj, 1979
Corporate Chef,
Jaypee Hotels Group


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Jasmine Singh, 1979
Former Sales Manager, International
Marketing, ITC Hotels


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Saeed Shervani, 1982
Managing Director,
Shervani Hotels


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Kapil Chandok, 1983
Founder Director,
Kaiser Global Education


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Samir Puri, 1984
Founder Director,
Ranch Cuisine Concepts


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Sanjay Chadha, 1985
Founder Director, Global Hospitality -
Brand Asia Kitchen


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Nilesh Mitra, 1992
Sr. Director HR, Carlson Rezidor
Hotel Group - South Asia


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Anil Sinha, 1994
Sr.Director Finance,
Food & Biotech Engineers India


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Yuvika Sawhney, 2004
Training Manager,
The Imperial Hotel Delhi


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K. M. Kamalaksh, 2005
Founder, Bouquet Garni
Beverages Consultants