Ovolo announces new CEO

(L-R) Girish Jhunjhnuwala and Dave Baswal.

Ovolo Group has appointed Dave Baswal as CEO, with founder and executive chairman Girish Jhunjhnuwala to focus on branding, development, and strategic growth of the business.

Jhunjhnuwala said it was the perfect time to evolve the group under “a reinvigorated leadership”.

“Dave Baswal personifies the very best of Ovolo – someone with the passion to constantly improve the guest experience; the creativity to innovate new services; and the business acumen to deliver strong performance,” said Jhunjhnuwala.

“Most importantly, he shares the same people-centric ethos that is at the very heart of Ovolo, delivering happiness to our guests, our teams, and our stakeholders.

“I am excited that his promotion will allow me to direct my energy into finding new opportunities to take the Ovolo experience to more travellers globally.”

Baswal said he was honoured to take Ovolo into its next phase at a time of “enormous opportunity”.

“Girish has been such an inspiration to me, and all our team members and he remains the heart and soul of Ovolo,” he said.

“He has a created a brand that deeply resonates with today’s travellers and that inspires our team to deliver exceptional service every day.”