Manish Gupta has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of TajSATS Air Catering Limited, Indian Hotels Company’s (IHCL) joint venture with SATS, and India’s market leader in airline catering. Gupta is a consummate hotelier with over two decades of experience in multiple roles across various categories and sizes of hotels in India. His career with IHCL began when he moved to the iconic Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi as a restaurant manager. He quickly rose through the ranks to become General Manager of different hotels including the legendary Rambagh Palace. Gupta will move to his current role from his previous position of being the Area Director – East & General Manager – Taj Bengal, looking after the Eastern India hotels, Bhutan and Nepal. He spearheaded the organization’s growth in this fast-growing part of the country. Gupta is an Alumni of IIM Ahmedabad and Nan Yang University, Singapore, having completed a specialized General Manager’s program. An avid traveller, he enjoys reading and playing badminton every morning.