Kokua Hospitality names Mahajan DoubleTree Chicago Magnificent Mile Manager
Thursday June 13th, 2013 - 1:09PM Y
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CHICAGO—Sanjay Mahajan has been appointed hotel manager of the 500-room DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago Magnificent Mile by Kokua Hospitality, LLC.
Mahajan is a 25-year hospitality veteran. He most recently served as director of operations for DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago Oak Brook.
The new manager began his career at the Hyatt Regency New Delhi. He then held managerial roles at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, The Westin Michigan Avenue, The Westin Chicago River North, The Omni Orrington Hotel Evanston, The Peninsula Chicago, and The Omni Chicago.
Mahajan is also a senior consultant for Creative Hospitality Associates, a Chicago-based national hospitality consulting firm.
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