SKIL Corporate Travel, a leading homegrown end-to-end hospitality solutions provider specializing in Accommodation, Events, MICE and Ground Transportation, etc., is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nishith Kumar as the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Nishith is a veteran in the HR fraternity in the Hospitality industry in India and has worked with brands like Taj & Hilton. With a deep understanding of human resources and a passion for building high-performing teams, Nishith is here to transform the way SKIL nurtures their greatest asset, i.e. its team.
Previously, Nishith was the Group Head of Talent Acquisition & HR Automation at CARE Hospitals, Quality CARE India Limited in Hyderabad, where he was a key contributor to their People Management strategy. His professional journey began in the hospitality industry, wherein he began working as an HR Management Trainee with IHCL in Mumbai. Spending seven years with IHCL, he gained invaluable experience in HR management before moving on to Hilton worldwide.
Welcoming Nishith to SKIL Corporate Travel, Shylender Jindal, Founding Chairman & CEO, SKIL Travel said, “We are thrilled to have Nishith Kumar on board as our CHRO. Nishith brings a diverse background and extensive experience which will aid the company’s growth as we navigate the future of corporate travel. Pragmatic, methodical, and organized, Nishith approaches HR challenges with a strategic mindset, ensuring the best outcomes for both the company and its employees.”
Hailing from the southern city of Mysore, Nishith completed his bachelor’s degree in engineering before pursuing an MBA in Human Resources from Alliance University, Bangalore. His strong educational background sets a solid foundation for his expertise in the field. Beyond the professional sphere, Nishith’s passions include amateur wildlife and architecture photography, as well as immersing himself in local cultures during his travels. He has a particular fondness for cats, tigers, and snow leopards, adding a touch of adventure to his interests.