Wyndham Hotel Group’s regional vice president-Eurasia Deepika Arora awarded at India Leadership Conclave 2017 as Transformational Woman Business Leader 2017
Deepika Arora was declared winner after a nationwide voting that lasted for 2 months in the prestigious category of Indian Affairs Transformational Woman Business Leader 2017 at ILC Power Brand Awards 2017 for inspiring leadership, Trendsetting initiatives & bringing remarkable changes in Wyndham Hotel Group’s Eurasia Region
The 8th Edition of asia’s most awaited leadership dialogue & much awaited award ceremony ILC Power Brand 2017 rolled out on Friday, the 4th of August 2017 at Hotel Sahara Star Mumbai, India on a very aptly & timely theme “Transformations” at the 8th Annual India Leadership Conclave & Business Leadership Awards 2017. The historic event was attended by more than 400 country’s top business tycoons, diplomats, movie makers, social reformers, activists, rebel leaders & politicians. Leaders from other countries such as Europe, Middle East, United States were also assembled to participate on a wide range of topics to presented & debated by iconic thought leaders & business tycoons.
Deepika Arora’s selection was a result of a nation-wide hunt to select a woman transformational leader. Close to 2345 sample survey were taken for the coveted awards from top six nominees by the research wing Network 7 Research where the emphasis was made to select the leader from the different verticals, quality analysis & research inputs.
The jury letter of intimation from the the jury desk stated “the recognition reflects Deepika’s promising & inspiring leadership in the highly competitive & complex hospitality & travel destination sector & in steering Wyndham Hotel Group as a dominant, trusted brand & arguably one of India’s first few ventures in successfully making its presence felt from a scratchy beginning of having five properties to 29 Hotels today with with 3,798 keys under the Wyndham, Ramada, Ramada Encore, Days and Howard Johnson brands growing at a rate of more than 200%. With a total of 36 operational hotels in the Eurasia region & 29 hotels in India, today Wyndham Hotel Group has emerged as a strong player in the hospitality sector through your inspiring & transformational leadership. We the jury members at the India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards 2017 are absolutely convinced of Deepika’s remarkable accomplishments as transformational woman leader imbibing strong corporate governance & your ambitious vision to have 50 operational hotels in India by 2019 are indeed remarkable”.
The most credible annual award ceremony being rated in asia as a top destination of assembly of powerful leaders from various fields. India Leadership Conclave & Awards, over the last eight years has emerged as a hub of leadership dialogue & dissemination of ideas. Maharashtra was the state partner of this year’s annual event under the theme “Transformation”. More than 400 thought leaders of the country were present in full attendance like previous annual ceremonies. Rated by Experts & widely acclaimed by thought leaders, India Leadership Conclave Annual Affair is just not a leadership forum, it symbolizes the hopes & aspirations of the billion people reflected by the speakers at the forum. “ILC POWER BRANDS” has been rated in Asia as the most credible & coveted Awards developed by Network 7 Media Group consisting of eminent jury members of the different verticals of the society & are conferred to the Individuals & Companies in its annual meet at the Indian affairs India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards. Since the institutionalization of the Business Leadership Awards in 2010, India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards has been India’s most awaited & asia’s most respected set of Awards conferred to Companies & Individuals who have made their mark through their remarkable performances despite all odds & has made India Proud!. Since the last eight successful years, the platform has recognized, felicitated more than 300 fortune 500 Companies & towering captains & Leaders of the Country.
Since its inception in 2000, India Leadership Conclave & Indian Affairs Business Leadership Awards founded by Satya Brahma also known as ILC POWER BRAND is asia’s most eagerly awaited prestigious meeting points where leaders across the society gather to speak, set the agenda into motion. Nelson Mandela, Hillary Clinton, Ratan Tata, Yash Chopra, Mukesh Ambani are among the very few names associated with the title. Historically the past editions has been high voltage debate-centric & are successfully organized with the media & analysts describing the multi-faceted significance of the event.
Deepika Arora, regional vice president-Eurasia is responsible for growing the portfolio of Wyndham Hotel Group brands including Dolce Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Grand®, Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®, Wyndham Garden® Hotels, TRYP by Wyndham®, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Ramada®, Ramada Encore®, Baymont Inn & Suites®, Days Inn®, Super 8® and Howard Johnson® in the Eurasia region as well as maximizing the performance of the region’s franchises.
With over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Arora joined Wyndham Hotel Group in June 2010 and, within one year, helped establish the first properties in the region for several of the company’s brands. She joined Wyndham Hotel Group from Hilton Worldwide, where she was director of development, responsible for the development strategy for Hilton brands in India, including the management of the development process from sourcing and negotiations to the closure of management agreements. Arora also served as senior manager of strategic consulting and research for Jones Lang Lasalle in New Delhi, responsible for a variety of real estate planning projects. In addition, she held various managerial roles in development with CPG Consultants in Singapore and Bangalore and Jurong Consultants in Bangalore.
Arora was recently felicitated with the prestigious “Women Ahead List for 2016” by The Economic Times as well as “Indian Affairs Innovative Woman CEO of the year 2016″ award for leadership. Earlier this year, Arora was honoured with ‘Women Leadership Achievement Award’ at WWLCA 2016 and ‘Emerging Young Women Leader Award’ by the Uttar Pradesh government for her efforts and contribution to the tourism & hospitality industry in India. Acknowledged as one of the top 25 most powerful women in India in 2015 by Business Today, Arora is also a part of the managing committee for Hotel and Restaurant Association of Northern India. She holds a bachelor’s degree in planning and a master’s degree in landscape architecture from the School of Planning & Architecture in Delhi, India. She is based in Wyndham Hotel Group’s Gurgaon, Haryana, India office.