Mahajan will lead all facets of operations, including marketing, hotel oversight, and guest services and satisfaction. He brings more than 30 years of hospitality experience to his new role and has worked in North America, Europe, and Asia for organizations such as Sonesta Hotels & Resorts, Radisson Hotel Group, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels & Resorts, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, and Hyatt International.
Mahajan holds an MBA in finance from DePaul University, Chicago, a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from Roosevelt University, Chicago, and a diploma in Hotel Management from Institute Hotelier Cesar Ritz, Le Bouveret, Switzerland.
“I am delighted to welcome Sanjay as the general manager of the Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynwood,” said Steve Neth, vice president of operations at Spire Hospitality. “His knowledge, expertise, and evident passion for this industry make him the ideal person to fill this role. We’re thrilled to have him on the Spire team, and I’m excited to see how he leads his new team.”
Mahajan is deeply invested in the future of the hospitality industry, giving back to the community, and developing upcoming leaders. He has taught courses for the Hospitality Management Program at the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago, Kendall College Chicago, Highline College Seattle, and South Seattle Community College. He also volunteers on the boards of South Seattle Community College, Highline College, Issaquah Highlands Community Association, and Boy Scouts of America.
“The Embassy Suites by Hilton Seattle North Lynwood is a fantastic property with an incredible team,” Mahajan said. “I’m eager to start working with everyone at the property to ensure our guests and our team members have exceptional experiences at our hotel.”