Power List 2018: Arjun Oberoi, Managing Director, Development, EIH Limited
Arjun Oberoi, Managing Director, Development, EIH Limited, is responsible for the Project Development team of The Oberoi Group. He took on this role when he joined the Corporate Office of EIH Limited in 1996.
Prior to his current assignment, Oberoi was a member of The Oberoi Group and the McKinsey & Company team responsible for re-engineering systems and processes within the food and beverage departments of The Oberoi city hotels. A hands-on leader, his operational experience includes being responsible for the Food and Beverage departments at The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata.
Oberoi’s current responsibilities include assessing prospective opportunities for developing new luxury Oberoi and five-star Trident hotels and resorts. In recent years, he has worked on planning, design coordination and construction of new hotels and resorts such as The Oberoi Amarvilas, Agra; The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur; The Oberoi, Mauritius, Wildflower Hall, Shimla in the Himalayas; Trident, Gurgaon and Trident, Bandra Kurla, Mumbai, The Oberoi Dubai and Trident, Hyderabad.
Oberoi is the nephew of Mr. P.R.S. Oberoi, Executive Chairman of The Oberoi Group and grandson of Rai Bahadur M.S. Oberoi, the late Founder Chairman of The Oberoi Group. He started his career at The Savoy Group of Hotels as a management trainee, working at The Savoy, The Berkeley and Claridges.