- June 27, 2022 / 4 min readDevendra is a hands-on hotel engineer who is proficient in handling people and products effectively in each and every situation and sector of engineering operations through his immense experience and leadership skills.
The Westin Pune Koregaon Park has appointed Devendra Modak as their new Director of Engineering.
Devendra, based in Pune, in his role will be directly responsible to lead the engineering department at The Westin Pune – from hiring and training new team members to managing tech projects and preparing the budget of the team.
“I am honored with my appointment as Director of Engineering and looking forward to be a part of the Westin family, as for me it’s clear that they are a group of hotels focused on being the best in class asset management professionals. I’m excited and looking forward to join forces with the amazing teams at the hotel and embark on what I'm certain will be an exciting journey alongside incredibly talented people who are mission-driven,” he shared.
With nearly 32 years of expertise in the engineering space, Devendra’ s early career started in 1990 as a Central Mechanic for the Ramada Inn Palm Grove. The next year he went on to work for the Welcomgroup Sea Rock Sheraton as the Technician IV and in 1994, work as a Skilled Staff Grade II for Glaxo India Ltd. In October 2001, Devendra got his first big chance as the Engg. Manager for J.W. Marriott Hotel, Juhu, Mumbai, and since then he’s never looked back.
Devendra is a hands-on hotel engineer who is proficient in handling people and products effectively in each and every situation and sector of engineering operations through his immense experience and leadership skills.
Devendra is an HVAC certified from the Industrial Technical Institute. In terms of his personal skills, Devendra associates himself with being a team player, trainer, leading by example, communicator, organized, a quick learner, and resourceful.
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