Rakshit Desai - Managing Director, Flight Centre Travel Group Australia’s India Subsidiary
Rakshit heads the Indian interests of the Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG) comprising the market-leading FCM and Corporate Traveller brands, the fast-growing Flight Shop retail network, the Travel Money India currency business and the FCM Incoming South Asian DMC. Frequently quoted on industry and economic issues and a regular speaker at trade events, Rakshit also featured in the 2015 Edition of the Economic Times - Spencer Stuart 'top 40 under forty' business leaders list.
Shravan Gupta - Executive Director - Leisure Businesses
Shravan Gupta is the Executive Director and head of our leisure businesses encompassing four brands – Flight Shop and Travel Tours (retail, leisure travel, FCM Incoming (inbound travel) and Travel Air Representations (travel wholesalers). Prior to this, Shravan was the Owner and Managing Director of Travel Tours Group (TTG), acquired by Flight Centre Travel Group in February 2017.
Vikram Kohli - President, FCM Travel Solutions
Vikram has oversight of the strategic direction, expansion and operation of FCM Travel Solutions in India. He is also responsible for building and managing the technology product areas that pan across all functions and verticals under FCM. An astute technocrat, Vikram joins FCM with cross- domain experience of over 20 years leading challenging assignments in Airline, Travel and BPO/ITES Industries.
Gaurav Luthra - Brand Leader - Corporate Traveller
Gaurav’s experience within the industry and with FCM spans 18 years. Gaurav leads airline and hotel contracting for the company and is responsible for strategic deals. Gaurav is also responsible for Phoenix, FCM’s industry leading self booking tool.
Manpreet Bindra - Head of MICE
Manpreet has over two decades of experience in the travel industry, focusing especially on MICE travel. Under his leadership, FCM MICE has successfully planned and executed MICE and Events for national and multinational corporates and emerging businesses.
Prashant Narayan - Head, FCM Incoming
Prashant leads a team of domain experts responsible for providing customized corporate travel offerings for inbound and domestic tourism in India. He joins FCM Incoming with an experience of over 22 years in the travel industry, having worked in leadership roles across retail and B2B businesses.
Manoj Nair - Head Marketing
Manoj Nair leads the marketing function for FCM India. He brings with him more than 15 years of experience in the travel industry having worked in leadership positions with reputed travel companies. A hardcore marketer with proven record in brand building and customer centric innovation, his mandate is to drive ROI based marketing solutions for the organisation
Ashwin Narayanan - Senior Vice President & Head, Travel Tours
Ashwin has 26 years of experience in the travel industry and has played key roles in Sales, Marketing and Customer Servicing roles at leading International travel brands including Singapore Airlines, Royal Caribbean International and Princess Cruises. In his current role, he manages operations for all Travel Tours retail stores across India.
Joseph K Jose - Vice President & Head, Wholesale Travel
Joseph is a seasoned travel professional with over 20 years of experience in Marketing, Product Development, Training and Distribution. He was instrumental in starting Travel Air Representation for wholesale travel and scaling this division over the last nine years to become the fastest growing B2B player in the country.
Rakesh Negi - Head of KAM
With over 18 years of experience as a travel professional, Rakesh heads the Key Account Management function for FCM India. In his role, he has the responsibility of analysing market trends and creating benchmark travel programmes for evolving Indian businesses. Prior to joining FCM, Rakesh held leadership positions with various other travel companies
Vineet Sethi - Vice President - Enterprise Solutions
Vineet heads the sales function for FCM India. He brings with him 15 years of experience in the travel industry in various leadership positions across some of India’s leading travel companies. Vineet is responsible for strategically planning and providing direction to capitalize emerging business opportunities and sales.
John Thangaraj - Peopleworks Leader
John is a senior HR professional with more than 22 years of corporate experience across industries like travel, consumer durables, manufacturing and logistics and Travel industries. John specializes in Human Behavioral Science and is a regular practitioner of Souldrama, a blend of Psychodrama and Spirituality and inculcates them in his HR practices.