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Siddharth Savkur appointed CEO of Kamaxi Group

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Siddharth Savkur appointed CEO of Kamaxi Group

Posted on June 14, 2022

The Kamaxi Group, which offers end-to-end services ranging from training and certification to employment and development in the hospitality industry, has appointed Siddharth Savkur as CEO. Group entities include Kamaxi College of Culinary Arts (KCCA), Kamaxi Overseas Consultants (KOC), Kamaxi Skills and FIERCE Kitchens. With a multitude of leadership roles spanning over two decades, Savkur brings a wealth of experience in business and people management and will lead Kamaxi’s leadership team.

An alumnus of the Institute of Hotel Management in Bengaluru, his career has seen Savkur gain experience in hotel operations, asset management, strategic planning and business development with international hotel companies in different markets. He has held key positions in luxury brands like Alila Hotels and Resorts, Hyatt and Radisson and is also a hotel consultant. This broad and global knowledge will be a valuable addition to Kamaxi’s management team and will support its vision of making India the skills hub of the world.

“We couldn’t be more delighted to welcome Siddharth as our new CEO. His strong business skills and in-depth understanding of developing people skills, driving operations with strategic objectives and establishing processes for maximum efficiency will be essential in guiding our business to greater heights,” commented Parixit Pai Fondekar, president of Kamaxi.

“I am honored to be appointed CEO of the Kamaxi Group and excited about the vision and growth plans we have. Skills development, employability of the workforce and creation of job opportunities solids are crucial factors impacting the global hospitality industry today and in the foreseeable future.I am honored to have the opportunity to contribute in this critical space,” said Siddharth Savkur.

KCCA offers a 3-year program in Culinary Management approved by the University of Goa, as well as short-term employment-oriented courses. Admissions have begun for the next batch which is expected to begin in July 2022. KOC serves the labor needs of international cruise, hotel and restaurant customers. Kamaxi Skills aims to create a network of Culinary Skills Centers across India. FIERCE Kitchens is the first dedicated incubator for “foodpreneurs” with a business idea in the F&B space, in collaboration with the Atal Incubation Center of the Goa Institute of Management.