Jai ObhraiChief Financial Officer
Jai Obhrai joined Neemrana Hotels in 1999. Prior to this he was Assistant Vice President in Western Petro Diamond Private Ltd (a Mitsubishi Collaboration). He was also Chief Operation Officer for the Publishing house called Spectrum Communications Pvt Ltd for 8 years where he gained his initial experience in the industry.
Jai qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 and also qualified as a lawyer in the same year. After completing both professional courses he chose Chartered Accountancy as his career. At Neemrana, Jai provides both operational and programmatic support to the organization. He supervises the finance unit and assists the Board on all strategic and tactical matters relating to budget management, cost benefit analysis, and analyzing the viability of new ventures.
Kulbushan Bhatt Head - Sales & Reservations
Kulbhushan Bhatt joined Neemrana Hotels in 1993 after completing his industrial training with the Ashok group of hotels. At Neemrana, Kulbhushan supervises the marketing & reservations of the hotels and has been instrumental in establishing and maintaining relationships with travel agents and tour operators pan India.
After completing his BSc from Delhi University, Kulbhushan attained a post graduate diploma in Tourism Management from Delhi University and an MBA degree from IGNOU. He is also an advanced diploma holder in French from Delhi University and Alliance Francaise de Delhi.
Sonavi Kaicker Chief Executive Officer
Sonavi Chopra joined Neemrana Hotels in 2010. Prior to this, she gained two and a half years of hotel management experience in the corporate development team of Sarovar Hotels. Her varied areas of expertise are business development, operations, audio-visual online marketing, Ministry of Tourism star classification, and Public Relations.
A graduate from Lady Shriram College in Psychology Honors, Sonavi had a two year stint at Oxford University as a Rhodes Scholar where she studied Psychology and Management. She did her Masters in Research in Psychology and then took a second master’s degree in Management Research. Her work on Respect for Persons has been published by the International Journal of Psychology.
At Neemrana Hotels Sonavi is responsible for codifying within the ‘non-hotel’ concept that has been evolved, systems of creative replication and structuring, while always keeping the company’s inventiveness and agility to change and adapt to the changing tourism realities that will continue to face the internal and external market of India.