Rakesh Upadhyay has been appointed as General Manager at Le Meridien Hyderabad. Prior to joining Le Meridien Hyderabad, he was serving as the General Manager at Courtyard by Marriott Bhopal, India. Upadhyay is a seasoned professional with over a decade of experience in the hospitality industry. Grown with a core competency in Food and Beverage, his unique perspective on strategy, design, and execution has enabled him to gain expertise across all verticals in the sector. Upadhyay has been associated with the Oberoi Hotels and Resorts, Starwood Hotels & Resorts and the ITC–Luxury Collection.