SkyJumper Sports and Amusements, a leading Indoor Amusement Park company today announced the appointment of Ashutosh Bhatt as chief executive officer, by its board of directors. This strategic move reaffirms SkyJumper’s commitment to advancing the Indian Amusement sector and its ambitious goal of becoming a global leader in the amusement centre space.
An alumnus of IIM Lucknow (Batch 2007-2009), Bhatt is a seasoned general management professional with a remarkable track record in large-scale P&L management, brand building, innovation, and business development. With a diverse experience of over 14 years, Bhatt has been passionate about driving growth, innovation, and transformation across diverse markets, channels, and categories. His leadership prowess has been honed through senior roles at industry giants such as PepsiCo, Coca-Cola Inc, HSBC, and Ola.
“The year 2022-2023 has ended at >45 per cent EBITA and 300 per cent Growth. In the current financial year, we project a similar EBITA and triple digit growth. What’s makes SkyJumper truly remarkable is that we have thrived and grown without any external funding support – NO Venture Capital, NO Private Equity and NO debt. This is rarest of rare businesses to have a combination of financial stability, growth, innovation, and top tier founders. Hence, it’s a privilege to lead the company to next the phase; I am honoured and very excited to be a part of this champion team,” said Ashutosh Bhatt, the newly appointed CEO at SkyJumper.
“At SkyJumper, we’ve always believed in being ahead of the curve. Now that we are looking at creating Recreation 2.0, Ashutosh’s leadership, combined with our core values, sets the stage for an exciting chapter as we continue our path of profitable super growth.” said Jitender Chhabra, co-founder – SkyJumper Sports & Amusements.
“The amusement sector within India is currently at the vesrge of breakout and the ride moving forward is going to be fascinating. We’re thrilled that Ashutosh could join us. His rich experience coupled with visionary approach and high business acumen will be instrumental in SkyJumper playing a pivotal role within Indian Amusement sector,” said Suneel Dhar, co-founder – SkyJumper Sports and Amusements.
Bhatt will play a pivotal role in steering the company towards its ambitious goals guiding them through a journey of exponential growth, from X to 10X.He will work closely with the founders and the leadership team to harness the company’s core values, foster innovation, and continue the path of profitable super growth leading the industry into Recreation 2.0.