Nitin Shankar Nagrale is working with Foodlink Restaurants India Private Limited as Vice President Materials since January 2017. He has over 22 years of experience involved in managing procurement and supply chain procedures for key hotels like Taj Mahal Palace & Towers, Taj Lands End (The Regent Mumbai), Grand Hyatt Mumbai, The Westin Mumbai Garden City amongst others.
A graduate from Mumbai University, he has obtained Diploma in Materials Management from IIMM Bangalore and Diploma in Hotel Management in Catering Technology & applied Nutrition from IHM, Mumbai. He has also completed Masters in Marketing Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies in Mumbai.
Nitin has been awarded the Jury Award for Exemplary Contributions to the Profession at Indian Hospitality Awards 2017, Face of the Future by India Hospitality Awards 2016, Procurement Leader of the Year 2016 Award at Hotelier India Summit in June 2016 amongst others.
He is the first person in the world to have completed the CERTIFIED HOTEL PURCHASE MANAGER Certification Course from American Hotel and Lodging Education Institute (AHLEI).