Our Team

Raj Shetty - Founder, Chairman & Managing Worker

Vardaraj Shetty (Raj Shetty) is the founder, chairman and managing worker of the Ramee Group of Companies. Born on October 13, 1960, Shetty studied in Koteshwara Primary School and moved to Dubai at the age of 18. He started Ramee Group of Hotels, Resorts and Apartments in 1997 and now stands on a net worth of USD 1 Billion (2017 estimate). He has been featured in Forbes Middle East Magazine in the list of Top 100 Indian Leaders in the U.A.E and received a number of awards including Hotelier Middle East Power 50 Awards and NRI of the Year Awards. He is also the founder trustee of Ramee Foundation & Charitable Trust. Engaged in charitable activities, Shetty is known for his belief in "education to all" and he also believes in improving the standard of living of every individual.

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Rajit V Shetty - Managing Director

Rajit V Shetty is the Managing Director of our team at Ramee Group of Hotels, Resorts & Apartments and Ramee Group of Companies. Before joining the team in 2017, Rajit pursued psychology, pre-law and communication from the University of Tulsa. When he is not working, Rajit loves to indulge in some of his personal hobbies including basketball, painting, and writing. Rajit has provided major contributions to the improvement and development of the Ramee Group, and is responsible for the smooth running of the business.

Nihit Srivastava - CEO India

Nihit Srivastava joined Ramee Group of Hotels as Director of Operations and Business Development (INDIA) in June 2015. Within these 5 years, Nihit has successfully managed the brand and collaborated with fresh and experienced minds bringing the brand into a whole new sphere of excellence. With his leadership skills, he has achieved various awards and accolades and is renowned for his serious contribution to the organization. With 21 years of  F&B operations and business development experience as a hotel management graduate, he joined Ramee Group on 1st June 2015. Till now, he has been managing 7 properties of Ramee India properties and signed on a contract-basis 12 more hotel properties. His strong expertise (from working with other renowned brands like Oberoi, The Amarvilas Agra, Hyatt Regency and Clarks Group) has helped in changing the existing state of operations for Ramee India properties.

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