Mr. RAVI GHAI
Chairman, GRAVISS Group
A Graduate from the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University USA, Mr. Ravi Ghai moved to Mumbai in 1967 to manage the family businesses. In 1979, he expanded the Kwality ice cream business through a franchise network in India and the Middle East. He continued to build the organization in keeping with the core values of the family heritage and vision. In 1994 Graviss entered into a joint venture with the principals of India’s first QSR brand, Baskin Robbins and Rich Food Corporation, a world leader in non-dairy whip toppings and other food products. Under his leadership, the Nataraj Hotel in Mumbai was reconstructed in 1999 into the Iconic InterContinental Marine Drive, a landmark in Marine Drive, Mumbai.
With over four decades of experience, Mr. Ravi Ghai is a known figure in the Indian hospitality industry and serves on the board of various corporate entities and professional bodies. Apart from being an avid Golfer, he is a passionate horse racing enthusiast and has served as the chairman of the Stewards at the Royal Western India Turf Club.