Suresh Nanda is a former Lieutenant Commander of the Indian Navy, an Indian entrepreneur well-known for his philanthropy.
Suresh Nanda was born on Sunday, 1 June 1941 (age 78 years; as in 2019), in Karachi, British India (now in Pakistan). His zodiac sign is Gemini. He attended Sr. Columbus School in Delhi and then went on to continue with defence practices at the National Defence Academy. Mr Suresh Nanda joined the Indian armed forces following the footsteps of his father Admiral Sardarilal Mathradas Nanda.
Height: 5’ 10” inches
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Grey
Weight: 72 Kgs
Family, Caste & Wife
Suresh Nanda belongs to a Hindu family. He is married to Renu Nanda and has two children, a daughter ‘Sonali Nanda’ and a son ‘Sanjeev Nanda.’ Sanjeev is married to Medha Nanda and is blessed with two daughters.
A former Lieutenant Commander of the Indian Navy, Suresh Nanda later created a business empire with interests in varied sectors including the hotel industry, software solutions and a host of other businesses. Mr Suresh Nanda started his career in the corporate sector with multinational corporate firms such as Barclays Capital, ANZ Grindlays Bank, before he steered towards entrepreneurship, and built a business empire in the hospitality sector.
He took over Claridges after the demise of the hotel’s former CEO and helped in its growth and expansion. He has also built the Claridges Surajkund Hotel which is being managed by the Taj group. He is the first Indian hotelier to go international and set up a hotel in Dubai with Taj Groups. He is currently the chairman of Claridges Group of Hotels, a luxury Indian chain of hotels.
- His hobbies include playing golf and listening to music.
- Nanda even brought the US Company “Commerce One” to India and won an International tender as well as recognition from the United Nations as the Best Digital Development in the Developing World.
- He actively engages in CSR activities and has been immensely credited for his work in mobilizing the women of Banjni village, HP, to develop an entrepreneurial group of their own.
- Currently, his entire family is settled in Dubai where he is tapping the market for more business opportunities.