Hyatt Regency Dehradun appointed Jayant Kataria as the director of human resources, and Nandan Parab as the director of food & beverages (F&B).
Kataria, who was earlier with Hyatt Centric Sector 17 Chandigarh, as human resources manager, since July 2022, comes with over two decades of experience.
Having begun his career as a management trainee – marketing (product) with Reliance Communications, back in 2007, Kataria sure has come a long way. In the initial years of his professional journey, he served as centre manager for Colonel’s Career Consultancy for two years before joining Cambay Hotels – Neesa Leisure as training manager. In less than a year, he moved to Devi Garh – Boutique Hotels, as assistant manager – training.
In 2011, he joined Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, as assistant manager – training, based out of Sheraton Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa..
His next stop was the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, which saw him working out of Radisson Hotel Kandla, in Gandhidham, Gujarat. There, he worked as manager – HR & training for almost three years, before moving to Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Hyderabad, Banjara Hills in a similar capacity.
After spending three successful years at Carlson Rezidor, Kataria joined the Hyatt Hotels Corporation in 2016. He served as HR manager for over five years at Hyatt Regency, Kolkata, before moving to Hyatt Regency, Chandigarh in 2021. For the last 11 months, he was with Hyatt Centric Sector 17 Chandigarh, as part of the pre-opening team.
Nandan Parab is an alumnus of University of Mumbai, from where he obtained a degree in hotel and tourism management studies. His association with the hotel industry began with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, as assistant restaurant manager, in 2008. Over three years later, he joined IHG Hotels & Resorts, as restaurant manager. In 2014, he joined The Orchid, Mumbai, as banquet manager. A year later, he moved to The Westin Mumbai Garden City, as restaurant manager.
His next stop was Hyatt Regency, where he joined as outlet manager in 2016. A little over a year later, he moved to Sheraton Grand Bangalore Hotel at Brigade Gateway.
The year 2018 saw him playing the role of food and beverage manager at Hyatt Regency Dharamshala Resort. By 2022, he was elevated to director of food and beverage.
HRKatha wishes Kataria and Parab all the best in their new roles.
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