Kavinder Singh is the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL). He is a Member of the Group Executive Board (GEB) of Mahindra Group, President (Leisure & Hospitality Sector) and ViceChairman of Holiday Club Resorts Oy (Finland).
He also Chairs the Customer Experience Academy of Mahindra Group. His aim is to develop Mahindra Holidays into a world class vacation ownership company, focused on creating differentiated experiences for Club Mahindra members
With more than 33 years of extensive consumer experience in the FMCG and hospitality, Kavinder has worked at Asian Paints, ITC Ltd and Pidilite Industries. In his 17-year career at ITC, he was heading the Biscuits and Confectionery business and played a crucial role in setting up and building the 'Sunfeast' biscuits business. At Pidilite, he initiated the 'Strategic Initiatives Group' and led the transformational Corporate Strategic Initiatives.
Kavinder is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Warangal and has attended the General Management Program at Wharton School of Business. Kavinder has completed a Mahindra Group,18-month Future Leadership Program at IMD Lausanne, Yale School of Management and MLU Nashik.
A voracious reader, Kavinder is a fitness enthusiast and enjoys traveling and exploring new destinations.