Global hospitality tech player, Oravel Stays Limited (“OYO”) announced the appointment of Dr. Deepa Malik, an Indian Athlete and a silver-medalist at the 2016 Paralympic Games, as an independent director on the company’s board of directors as on 26th September 2021. Dr. Malik is currently the President of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).
Welcoming its newest board member, Ritesh Agarwal, Chairman, Founder & Group CEO, OYO said “We are delighted to welcome Dr. Malik to OYO’s board of directors. Dr. Malik’s experience and her passion for travel and adventure would be invaluable for OYO for years to come. She is not just an inspiration to a whole generation of Indians but also embodies the spirit of thriving in the face of adversity, a mind-set which a company like us has to make an integral part of our thinking.”
Commenting on her appointment, Dr. Deepa Malik said. “It is an honor for me to join OYO’s board of directors and I look forward to working with Ritesh, the leadership team, and my fellow board members.”
Commenting on the development, Munish Varma, Managing Partner, SoftBank Investment Advisers, said, “We welcome Dr. Deepa Malik on the Board of OYO. The combination of independent directors and the leadership, led by Ritesh Agarwal, truly sets up OYO well for the future.”