OYO Vacation Homes has appointed Raj Kamal to the newly-formed role of COO for Europe and the UK.
Kamal boasts more than 25 years of experience in financial services, investments, strategy and consulting.
Before being appointed to the newly created position he was global head of investments at PayU. He will be working closely in with OYO Vacation Homes CEO Tobias Wann.
As well as over 44,000 hotels, OYO’s portfolio includes more than 125,000 homes and villas in over 50 countries. The company says its Vacation Homes properties are perfect for staycations.
Kamal commented: “It’s inspiring to see how a truly global brand from India is reinventing living spaces. The company has achieved great heights in a short time, its leadership is among the finest in the Indian startup ecosystem.
“It will be my honor and priviledge to work with the team. I look forward to the opportunity that lies ahead for the OYO Vacation Homes business in the UK and Europe, which are critical growth markets for the company.
“I am deeply energised by the dedication of thousands of OYOpreneurs who are driving guest and homeowner delight every day, and I hope to make a meaningful contribution to the business’ growth.”
This news comes after OYO appointed Aditya Ghosh to its board last month. Read more below: