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The Leela Palace named Shweta Jain as Chief Marketing & Sales Officer

In a strategic move to strengthen its leadership team, The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts has appointed Shweta Jain as Chief Marketing and Sales Officer. A seasoned professional and dynamic brand visionary, Shweta brings extensive experience, having led the evolution of South Asia’s luxury lifestyle across industries such as spirits, consumer packaged goods, wellness, media, and communications.

Previously serving as Chief Business Development Officer at Diageo India, Shweta crafted transformative strategies that propelled long-term double-digit premiumization growth. She is a seasoned commercial and marketing leader with a proven track record in driving bold initiatives, fostering innovative experiential platforms, and enhancing value growth. Her notable achievements include leading omnichannel experiences for Johnnie Walker, forging strategic partnerships for Singleton and Nicobar, launching Don Julio in India, and introducing sustainability-focused luxury brands like Godawan.

Shweta’s global recognition includes prestigious awards such as the ‘Keeper of the Quaich 2022’ for her outstanding contribution to the global growth of Scotch Whisky, ‘The Whisky Magazine Scotch Whisky Icon of the Year,’ and recognition as one of Black Book’s ‘Top Luxury Leaders in India.’

Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Executive Officer of The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Shweta Jain to The Leela family. Her exceptional leadership, coupled with her extensive experience in luxury brand management, will be instrumental in driving The Leela’s marketing and sales strategies. Her expertise will elevate the brand’s positioning across all our stakeholders. We are looking forward to the exceptional growth and journey of The Leela with Shweta’s remarkable strategic contribution.”

Shweta Jain, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts, stated, “I am extremely delighted to be part of The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts. I look forward to working with the team, who are passionate about creating the next and beyond of luxury, premiumization, and inclusivity across categories. At The Leela, I aim to shape the culture with a deep passion for creativity, commercial effectiveness, and embracing technological advancements. I am excited about this new role and hope to elevate the brand experiences for all our stakeholders.”

Shweta holds an MBA with a major in Marketing from IMS-DAVV University, Indore, and has completed studies in Luxury Strategy for Emerging Markets at HEC Paris. She is actively involved in sharing her insights and mentoring startups, founders, and management students across various platforms and institutions. She has also authored papers on DEI and strategies for super-premium luxury category growth in the dynamic Indian market.

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