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Nirmal Patnaik
Nirmal Patnaik

Nirmal Patnaik

Managing Director


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Done Differently:
Will see the trends and try to catch up with those trends and go on.
Like I moved from from a job to independent consultant as market is full of new projects and demand for digitization and experts to help the business growth.
Advice For New Professionals:
Be qualified, knowledgeable to the core.
Work hard and create win-win situations for employees,subordinates,suppliers and clients.Keep the clients happy which will grow the business and keep the boss or employer happy.
Working Life Management:
Avoid work pressures,tricky situations at work and be pro-active.
Putting my self in to other's shoes and thinking in their way and offer a win-win situation saying no politely,what I consider wrong
Working independently as and when required.
Socializing and spending a few hours with family and read.
Plans For The Future:
Creating a good model eco hotel which is energy efficient and nature friendly.
Job Profile:
Hospitality Industry expert.
Identify strategic markets,projects on turnkey basis with franchising,financing,operational strategies for profit making restaurants,hotels and other hospitality related services.

with a progressive record of achievements within
The Journey So Far:
started my career as a trainy at welcomegroup(ITC)
joined Astt F 881984 B Manager at InterContinental Hotels Group.
Food 881984 Beverage Manager,Green Park
25 year in Food 881984 Beverage and 15 yers as General Manager
Changes In The Professional Environment:
When I joined the industry there was no cut throat competition and life was easy and go with the flow.
It is very competitive and one must be very professional and should know the tricks of the trade.
the Internet and social networking is taken over,whereas in good old days 1 to 1 human contact was
Career Profile:
Business strategy, positioning and segmentation
Brand portfolio management
B2C/B2B marketing, advertising, PR
Brand and product innovation
E-Commerce and distribution
Customer Knowledge/loyalty
Specialties: Competitive analysis, financing, franchising, mergers and acquisi
Prized Accomplishment(s):
Became Group GM and earned good profits to the companies wherever I worked,turning sick units into profitable.The best part is I developed good relationships and great respect for me.
The Decisions That Matter
I have focused on my growth potential in the industry.
Polished my skills,obtained speciality degrees in the industry.Kept moving at a better opportunity came.
Joined international career as I got a break in 1986 in Intercontinental hotel Croup rose to level Group GM and now independent consultant.
Professional Strengths:
Professional knowledge.Employee active.Creative.Creating win-win situation for all.
Growth Strategy:
Increasing the knowledge base studying the current trends.
Writing books to share the knowledge.
Other Thoughts:
Work hard,pray to the god,keep family happy and enjoy life !
Degrees That Matter:
Specialization :

After a hotel degree and Diploma,you should consider an International specified course like Certified Hotel Administration(AHMA),Cornell or any good diploma and degree in hospitality accounting,cost control and profit management.
Role Model:
Mohan Singh Oberoi
Oberoi Hotels & Resorts, Founder
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