Management & Mentors
Mrs. Sangita Bansal – Founder Director, Lords Institute of Management
Mrs. Bansal is a post graduate from Rajasthan University and carries more than a decade of experience in operations of hotels in USA. She was associated with Best Western and Howard Johnson. She serves as the Director of Lords Hotels & Resorts and hence, she is well exposed to the challenges of the hospitality industry.
She has ventured into hospitality education with the aim of creating skilled manpower for the industry. The institute will also serve as a learning and career development center for employees of Lords Hotels & Resorts and their family members. The aim of the institute is to provide quality and job oriented training at minimal fees.
Mr. Pushpendra R. Bansal – Director, Lords Group of Companies
Mr. Bansal, an engineer by profession, ventured into his family business of construction in India at the age of 20 after completing his education. In the span of 25 years, he executed jobs for reputed companies like L&T, ONGC, Essar, Food Corporation of India, Indian Railways and many more. In 1990s, he diversified into hospitality and set up two hotel project, in Surat and Mumbai. He moved to USA in 2003 and acquired Hotels, Motels and Service Stations in addition to pursuing construction activities. He has substantial experience and he is one of the pillars of strength at Lords Group. His vision is to create skilled, educated task force for hotel industry and at the same time give back to society.
Mr. Rishi Puri – Vice President, Lords Hotels & Resorts
Mr. Puri is an alumnus of IHM, Lucknow and carries more than two decades of experience in the hospitality industry. He has worked with major brands like Welcome group, Holiday Inn, Wyndham, and, Carlson. As a Vice President of Operations, he heads the operations of the Lords Group and closely handles and monitors new hotel development and business advancement of the group. In his last assignment, he was responsible for project and pre-opening of a large hotel at Chandigarh.
Mr. Pradeep Jain – Associate Vice President – Finance, Lords Hotels & Resorts
Mr. Jain has completed his Bachelor of Commerce from Rajasthan University and Chartered Accountancy. Post his education, he worked as a merchant banker in Mumbai. He joined H.S India Limited in 1996 and played an integral part to have the company listed on Bombay Stock Exchange. Today, H.S India Limited is successfully listed on Bombay Stock Exchange. He has shouldered the responsibilities for secure working capital, project finance, and handling the finances of 26 operational hotels and 5 regional sales offices.
Mr. Vikas Suri – Associate Vice President, Lords Hotels & Resorts
Mr. Suri oversees the operations of the group in Western and Southern India. He also handles business development for the company in Southern Region. A hotel management graduate from IHM Lucknow. His career spans around two decade with job assignments across luxury hotels as well as on world’s largest premium cruise liner. He was also associated with Indian School of Business Hyderabad. His core competencies include overall hotel management, food & beverage operations, sales, strategy business development, and implementation.
Mr. Shamitav Jana – Assistant Vice President – Operations, Lords Hotels & Resorts
Mr. Jana is an alumnus of IIBM, Patna and carries more than two decades of experience in the hospitality industry. He has worked with major brands like Taj group, Apeejay Group, MARS and Concept Hospitality. As an Assistant Vice President Operations, he heads the operations of the Lords Hotels & Resorts in western zone and closely handles and monitors business development of the group. In his last assignment, he was responsible for project and pre-opening of 12 hotels under the umbrella of Fern Hotels and Resorts. Apart from hotel operations his expertise lies with special strength in human relations and personnel skill development.