IHM-A, India’s finest Hospitality Education Institute, was born with the coming together of two great institutions: the internationally renowned scholar, Dr. Rafiq Zakaria’s – Maulana Azad Educational Trust (MAET) and Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL). Dr Zakaria and IHCL were determined to create a world-class centre in hospitality education, with the technical assistance of India’s largest hotel chain, with over a century’s experience in hoteliering.
The renowned Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad (IHM-A), supported by the Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL), is a world-class center for hospitality education, committed to developing the next generation of top-notch hospitality professionals to serve the industry.
Our distinguished Board of Governors at the Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad (IHM-A) includes a blend of MAET and IHCL members:
Mr. Puneet Chhatwal Chairman:
Managing Director & CEO, Indian Hotels Company Limited, Mumbai
Mr. Farhat Jamal
Chairman, Maulana Educational Trust, Mumbai
Mr. Beejal Desai
Senior Vice President – Legal & Company Secretary Indian Hotels Company Limited, Mumbai
Adv. Suhail Nathani
Managing Partner, Economic Laws Practice, Mumbai
Mr. Gaurav Pokhariyal
Senior Vice President & Global Head – Human Resources, Indian Hotels Company Limited, Mumbai
Dr. A.G. Khan
Former Director Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Centre for Higher Learning and Advanced Research, Aurangabad
Mr. Sarabjeet Singh
Head: Expressions Indian Hotels Company Limited, Mumbai
Prof. Jill Johnes
Professor & Dean: The Business School University of Huddersfield, UK
Since its inception in 1989, IHM-A has grown into a premier institution offering industry relevant courses. The future thrust and direction drives IHM-A to nurture and develop young talented professionals for the global hospitality industry of the future.