Dillip joined Minor Hotels in March 2007 as Chief Finance & Investment Officer and then took over the role of Chief Operating Officer in 2008. In September 2011 he was promoted to Chief Executive Officer. During his time with the Minor Hotels he has seen its core Anantara brand grow from just a handful of properties to become a leading operator and developer of luxury hotels, resorts and spas.
‘It’s people who sell the brand, so the leader must set the example on how this must be done.'
‘I always try and interview all potential General Managers myself — together with my leadership team. Then I’ll see whether the person will fit in — not just as a GM today; I want to see if they have the potential to be a Regional GM in five years.