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 Executive

    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

    Chantele Pereira - 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.

  • Giselle D'souza

    Giselle D'souza - Account Manager - Sales

    Giselle joined Indiva Marketing in April 2014, after completing her Post Graduation in Business Administration from the Indo-German Training Centre. Giselle holds a Bachelor in Management Studies from Mumbai University and is currently looking into all sales/trade correspondence.

    Giselle is fluent in English and Hindi and has basic knowledge of German and French. She loves to travel, is an adventure enthusiast, and a passionate cyclist. Given a chance, she'd roam the world on a bicycle.

  • Ashwin Mendes

    Ashwin Mendes - Senior Sales Executive - MICE

    Ashwin joined the team in April 2014, after completing his Post Graduation in Business Administration from the Indo-German Training Centre. He holds a Bachelors degree in Science. Ashwin is responsible for developing and expanding key division of MICE clients and identifying potential prospects.

    He is fluent in English, Hindi and conversant in French and German.

    Ashwin is passionate about learning new languages and is particularly fond of sampling in various culinary delights.


Media Relations Team

  • Ridheema Singh

    Ridheema Singh - Director Media & PR

    Ridheema has been with the company since March 2008 and has been instrumental in securing tremendous visibility in print and online media for the clients. Ridheema has developed excellent relations with media contacts pan India.

    Ridheema holds a Master in Personnel Management &Industrial Relations from SNDT University, Mumbai and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, Journalism and Psychology from Bangalore University. She is fluent in English and Hindi.

    Ridheema is an avid traveller and always in search of a new destination.

  • Rooparna Coomar

    Rooparna Coomar - Media Manager

    Rooparna Coomar joined Indiva Marketing in March 2013 and has been successful in garnering fantastic visibility for clients across media platforms. She holds a Bachelor in Fashion Communication from Symbiosis Institute of Design, Pune. Rooparna has previously worked with Genesis Luxury Fashion Pvt. Ltd. servicing luxury fashion brands.

    Rooparna is fluent in English, Hindi, Bengali and has basic knowledge of French.

    A fashion enthusiast, Rooparna was recently complimented on her own designs by the House of Chanel.

  • Radhika Suchday

    Radhika Suchday - Media Manager

    Radhika joined Indiva in November, 2014. She completed Bachelor of Arts (Major in English Literature) and Post Graduation Diploma in Public Relations and Corporate Communication from Xavier Institute of Communications, Mumbai. Previously, Radhika worked with Avian Media in the PR department servicing clients in the travel and entertainment industry.

    Radhika is fluent in English, Hindi, Gujarati and Marathi. She loves to travel and write about natural landscapes and diverse cultures for her blog. She is also our in-house photographer.