Kamaxi Group, who offers end-to-end services from training and certification to employment and upskilling in the hospitality sector, has named Siddharth Savkur as the CEO. The group entities include Kamaxi College of Culinary Arts (KCCA), Kamaxi Overseas Consultants (KOC), Kamaxi Skills and FIERCE Kitchens. With a slew of leadership roles spanning over two decades, Savkur brings rich experience in business and people management and will spearhead the leadership team at Kamaxi.
An alumnus of Institute of Hotel Management, Bengaluru, his career has seen Savkur gain experience in hotel operations, asset management, strategic planning and business development with international hotel companies across different markets. He has held key positions at luxury brands like Alila Hotels and Resorts, Hyatt and Radisson and also serves as a hospitality consultant. This broad and all-encompassing knowledge will be a valuable addition to the Kamaxi management team, and support their vision of making India the skills hub of the world.
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Siddharth as our new CEO. His strong business skills and extensive understanding of developing staff competency, conducting operations with strategic goals, and establishing processes for maximum efficiency will be critical in guiding our business to greater heights,” commented Parixit Pai Fondekar, Chairman of Kamaxi.
“I am honoured to be appointed as the CEO of Kamaxi Group and excited about the vision and growth plans we have. Skills development, employability of manpower and creating robust job opportunities are crucial factors impacting the global hospitality industry today and in the foreseeable future. I am humbled to have the opportunity to contribute in this critical space.” expressed Siddharth Savkur.
KCCA offers a 3 year degree program in Culinary Management approved by Goa University, as well as short-term job-oriented courses. Admissions have begun for the next batch slated to commence in July 2022. KOC supports the manpower needs of international cruise, hotel and restaurant clients. Kamaxi Skills aims to create a network of culinary skill centres across India. FIERCE Kitchens is the first incubator dedicated to “foodpreneurs” with a business idea in the F&B space, in collaboration with the Atal Incubation Centre at Goa Institute of Management.