Meena Raju Joins Magnuson Hotels and Global Hotel Exchange as Global Marketing Director

February 15, 2012

Meena Raju has joined Magnuson Hotels and Global Hotel Exchange as Global Marketing Director. In her role, Mrs. Raju will support Magnuson Hotels and Global Hotel Exchange strategic objectives by developing and implementing communications and marketing strategies that promote the message and image of the two organizations among stakeholders. She will also supervise marketing communications, partner programs, electronic marketing, promotions and branding, as well as manage media relations, and customer relationships.

Mrs. Raju joined Magnuson Hotels and Global Hotel Exchange from King’s College London, where she served as Business Development Manager. She has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from India and is on the verge of completing Executive MBA Programme at CASS Business School, London. As a marketing and business development professional, she has worked in sectors as varied as financial services, education services and the oil and gas industry in B2B and B2C segments. Some of the corporate brands Mrs. Raju has worked with, in the past, include Tata and Shell.

“I am delighted to join the Magnuson Hotels Group and look forward to being a part of the exciting phase of expansion and growth,” said Mrs. Raju.

“It is with great pleasure that Magnuson Hotels and Global Hotel Exchange welcomes Meena Raju to the position of Global Marketing Director,” added Thomas Magnuson, co-founder and CEO of Magnuson Hotels, and CEO of Global Hotel Exchange. He added: “We are confident that hotel owners worldwide will benefit from her dedication and previous experience at Royal Dutch Shell, Tata and Kings College London.”

About Magnuson Hotels:
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