Dipankar Acharya

Dipankar Acharya

General Manager - Business Excellence, The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

Currently employed at The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

Previous: Future Group (Pantaloon Retail India Limited)


Previous: Indira Gandhi National Open University, IISWBM, Jadavpur University



    MBA (HR & Systems) with over 11.8 years of experience in the fields of Business Excellence, Human Resources, Training, Strategic Planning & MIS in Hospitality & Retail Industry. Possess strong interpersonal skills and a team-player. Self-motivated individual, able to generate own ideas and follow them through to fruition



General Manager - Business Excellence

At The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts

From 2007 to Present
High Potential programme (HIPO) : Deemed as an Emerging Leader of the Leela Group under the programme Cornell University : “Business Excellence @ The Leela” selected as a case-study/presentation at the Cornell Hospitality Research Summit on Oct-2010

Asst Manager Information Systems

At Future Group (Pantaloon Retail India Limited)

From July 2000 to September 2003
1) Letter of Appreciation from the MD/CEO of the Pantaloon Group. 2) Highest KRA rating of “Outstanding” on the Employee Vitality (Bell) Curve.

IISWBM, Kolkata

Systems, MBA

From 1998 to 2000
Systems, Human Resources, Marketing, Production

Jadavpur University, Kolkata

Chemistry Hons., bsc

From 1994 to 1997
Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics


  • Business
  • Business excellence
  • human resources
  • Planning
  • Quality
  • Training