Sudhakar Veluru named EVP & CITO at Four Seasons

He also held senior leadership roles at The Walt Disney Company

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Sudhakar Veluru is now the executive vice president and chief information technology officer at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, transitioning from his role as chief technology officer at MGM Resorts International.

Sudhakar Veluru is now the executive vice president and chief information technology officer at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts.

Prior to this role, he served as the chief technology officer at MGM Resorts International, spearheading digital transformation initiatives that enhanced access to e-commerce, customer loyalty programs, and casino games across mobile and online platforms, Four Seasons said in a statement. Before joining MGM, Veluru held various senior leadership positions at The Walt Disney Co.

He will report to Alejandro Reynal, Four Seasons’ president and CEO.

“We are excited to welcome Sudhakar at this important time in Four Seasons information technology transformation,” said Reynal. “Sudhakar’s extensive experience in technology and IT innovation will be instrumental in shaping our digital-first future, further enhancing the guest, resident and employee experience across our growing global portfolio of luxury properties.”

“I am thrilled to join Four Seasons, an iconic brand renowned for its unwavering dedication to innovation and excellence,” Veluru said. “I look forward to joining a talented team of experienced leaders from around the world. Together, we will spearhead technological and IT advancements that will elevate the guest and resident experience and continue to build the critical foundations and capabilities needed to shape Four Seasons future.”

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, a Canadian hospitality company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, operates over 100 hotels and resorts globally, with more than 40 properties in the U.S.

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