Beate H.K. Mauder Kakkar

Beate H.K. Mauder Kakkar - Managing Director

Beate Mauder has been involved with the Indian and Asian markets to develop business for Europe and Asia for Rafael Hotels and Aman Resorts since 1996. In 2002, she moved to India from New York where she held the position of Managing Director of Leading Marketing Services, part of The Leading Hotels of the World, as Vice President, Marketing for Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces based at the corporate head-office in Mumbai. She developed a public relations network in India and internationally, enhanced communication and reservation channels and developed marketing initiatives and a network of marketing alliance partners in India and abroad. Branding and positioning had been a focus to differentiate and build competitive advantage in each business segment.

Beate holds a MBA degree from Henley College, UK, a BTS Gestion Hoteliere degree from Lycee d'Hotellerie et du Tourism d'Ile de France, Paris, and received a scholarship for Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. She worked for Le Meridien Hotels in San Francisco, London, Hong Kong and Beijing before she joined Rafael Hotels in 1992 in charge of sales and marketing in Europe, later Asia Pacific, based with Aman Resorts, the sister company in Hong Kong. She became the Director of Sales & Marketing for The Oriental, Bangkok when Mandarin Oriental acquired Rafael Hotels.

German by birth, Beate is fluent in English, French and Spanish; and is working on improving her Hindi.

Sales Team

  • Sabrina Vieira

    Sabrina Vieira - Director Sales & Marketing

    Sabrina joined Indiva in February 2007 from ITC Sheraton Grand Central, Mumbai post her Bachelor in Hotel Management. Professional and enthusiastic, Sabrina enjoys a great relationship with all her trade contacts and is responsible for the effectiveness and success in multiple marketing initiatives.

    Sabrina is fluent in English, Hindi and French. If she gets a choice she will make French her first language.

  • Rucha Mahadik Pangerkar

    Rucha Mahadik Pangerkar - Senior Sales Manager

    Rucha joined Indiva in September, 2008 initially as a Sales & Media Coordinator and has been promoted to Sales Executive. She has been instrumental in developing the FIT business and expanding MICE opportunities across all accounts. Rucha completed her Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management from the Kuoni Academy.

    Rucha is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and has basic knowledge of Gujarati. Rucha is our in-house computer expert.

  • Chantele Pereira Fernandes

    Chantele Pereira Fernandes - Senior Sales Manager

    Chantele joined Indiva Marketing in February 2012 after working with DTCM (Dubai Department Tourism and Commerce Marketing) and Tamarind Tours. She has completed her Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management from the Kuoni Academy. Chantele holds excellent market knowledge and has developed trade contacts for all accounts.

    She is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi and has basic knowledge of German and French.

    Chantele is a nature enthusiast and loves the mountains.

  • Sheetal Momaya

    Sheetal Momaya - Sales Executive

    Sheetal successfully completed a 6-month training at Indiva Marketing and joined as Sales Executive in November 2019, immediately after her Post Graduation diploma in Administration from IGTC Mumbai.

    She is fluent in English, Hindi and Gujarati and has basic knowledge of German.

  • Namrata Dalvi

    Namrata Dalvi - Sales Intern

    A MBA-intern in 2019-2020 from IGTC Mumbai actively supporting the sales team in multiple tasks.

  • Jasmitha Shetty

    Jasmitha Shetty - Sales Intern

    A MBA-intern in 2019-2020 from IGTC Mumbai actively supporting the sales team in multiple tasks.


Media Relations Team

  • Lakshmi Hariharan

    Lakshmi Hariharan - Media Manager

    Lakshmi initially joined Indiva Marketing in April 2019 for an internship after a Post Graduate diploma in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Xavier Institute of Communications and a Bachelor of Management Studies at Mumbai University.

    Lakshmi is fluent in Hindi and Tamil, trained in Carnatic music and a skilled Tanjore painting artist.