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.

  • Chaitali Mistry

    Chaitali Mistry - Sales Manager

    Chaitali completed her PG in Travel and Tourism Industry Management from Garware Institute of Career Education and Development. She has an in-depth understanding of the local and global travel industry and brings a vast and diverse 10-year experience in different verticals, from FIT to MICE contracting, operations and travel management.

  • Akshita Sharma

    Akshita Sharma - Sales Co-Ordinator

    Akshita joined as Sales Coordinator. She holds a Masters Degree in Tourism and Travel Management from Garware Institute, Mumbai, a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology and has completed IATA Foundation Diploma from Eduglobe School of Learning. She started her career at Tibro as Products and Operations Executive. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.

  • 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.

  • Shrawani Koyande

    Shrawani Koyande - Senior Sales Executive

    An MBA intern in 2023 from IGTC Mumbai, Shrawani is actively supporting the sales team in multiple tasks. She has a bachelor's degree in Economics and has completed a B2 level of German from Goethe Institute. She is fluent in English, Marathi, Hindi.

  • Arpan Hazra

    Arpan Hazra - Intern

    A 2024 MBA intern from IGTC Mumbai, actively contributes to the success of the sales and marketing team across all client interactions. Originally from Kolkata, Arpan holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and brings valuable experience from his prior role as a Customer Service Representative at leading e-commerce companies like Amazon, eBay, and Flipkart. Arpan enjoys traveling, capturing the world through photography, and engaging in competitive cricket.


Media Relations Team

  • Sherry Sharma

    Sherry Sharma - Director PR & Media Marketing

    Sherry started her career in Public Relations and Marketing after finishing PG Diploma in Mass Communications from SVKM. With over 16 years of experience in marketing and communications, Sherry has a track record of successfully leading big campaigns and efficiently handling communication messaging and positioning for renowned Indian and International brands.

    Her general management expertise has been leveraged across high-growth sectors including tourism, lifestyle, banking, and hospitality. Sherry has been a recipient of Marketing & Communications person of the Year (2012) during her tenure with South African Tourism.

  • Sonal Shah

    Sonal Shah - Media Manager

    Sonal joined Indiva Marketing in January 2023 as a Media Manager. Sonal holds a degree in Bachelor of Arts from Kanpur University and a diploma in mass communication with a specialization in public relations from Jagran College of Management and Mass Communication. Sonal is fluent in English and Hindi.

  • Tanisha L Lekhraj

    Tanisha L Lekhraj - Media Manager

    Tanisha joined Indiva Marketing as a Senior Media Executive in October 2022. She comes with a rich experience across industries including fashion, journalism, and lifestyle. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political science and is well-versed in influencer marketing, social media, and digital platforms. Tanisha is fluent in English and Hindi and has basic knowledge of Marathi and German.

  • Mitali Thakur

    Mitali Thakur - Media Executive

    Mitali joined Indiva in 2022 and comes from a content writing and digital marketing background. She has worked in various fields like E-Learning, Fitness, and Recruitment. Mitali holds a Bachelor's degree in Mass Media and a Master's in Film, Television & New Media from Mumbai University. She is fluent in English, Hindi, and Marathi.

  • Apurva Naik

    Apurva Naik - Intern

    An MBA intern in 2023- 24 from IGTC Mumbai is actively supporting the PR team in multiple tasks. Apurva has a bachelor's degree in Business Management Studies from Mumbai University. She has completed N4 level of Japanese and can fluently speak English, Hindi, Marathi.

  • Nimisha Pathak

    Nimisha Pathak - Intern

    A management intern from IGTC Mumbai actively supports the PR team. Previously, she worked as a Project Associate with the Indian School of Public Policy, Delhi. Nimisha has a Bachelor's in Political Science Hons. and a Master's in Political Science and International Relations. Additionally, she has a certification in Project Management from IIT Delhi. Her interests include dancing, where she received training in semi-classical dance Kathak & Modern Jazz, photography and listening to music. She is fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi and has a basic knowledge of German.