Royal Orchid Hotels Limited, a leading hospitality company with over 90 operational assets and a robust pipeline of 20+ openings in 2023/24 across South Asia, has announced the appointment of Philip Logan as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this pivotal role, Logan will spearhead the next phase of growth for the company.
Based at the corporate office in Bangalore, India, Logan will report directly to Chairman & MD Mr. Chander K Baljee. His responsibilities will include overseeing the day-to-day operations of both owned brands, Royal Orchid Hotels and Regenta Hotels. Baljee expressed his enthusiasm for Logan's arrival, stating, "We are excited to have Philip join our team at this crucial moment in the expansion of our brands."
Logan brings extensive experience in the Indian hospitality industry to his new position. He has successfully contributed to prestigious projects such as Emaar Properties HICC - Novotel Hyderabad and pre-opening support to PullmanNovotel Aerocity. Additionally, Logan has worked with multiple brands of Accor, including IBIS, Mecure, Novotel, Grand Mercure, and Sofitel, across various locations in India. His expertise lies in effectively managing new projects, particularly during the pre-opening phase. Logan is highly regarded for his ability to collaborate closely with owners, ensuring their goals and brand objectives are met. Furthermore, he is committed to nurturing and developing individuals for leadership roles, and his mentorship has positively influenced many prominent people in the Indian hospitality industry.
After spending seven years abroad in London, Sydney, and Ayers Rock Australia, Logan is excited to return to India. Reflecting on his previous 12 years in the country, he stated, "While my previous focus was on introducing international brands to the Indian market, my role with Royal Orchid and Regenta Hotels will revolve around providing distinctly warm Indian service to both national and international audiences."
Shares of Royal Orchid Hotels Limited was last trading in BSE at Rs. 329.90 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 333.55. The total number of shares traded during the day was 1333 in over 131 trades.
The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 335.15 and intraday low of 329.10. The net turnover during the day was Rs. 441429.00.