Ananth Kumar

Manager - Administration | ananthk at iihs dot ac dot in

2012    MBA, CCIMS, Bangalore
2006    BCom, Commercial University Delhi, Delhi
2001    DHM, American Hotels & Motels Association, Presidency College of Hotel Management, Bangalore



Countries: India
States: Karnataka
Cities: Bengaluru
Languages: English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu

Ananth joined IIHS with ten years of experience in administration having worked in organisation like Aegis, Wind World (India) Limited and Hotel St. Marks. He received Best Employee award for the years 2010 & 2012 in Wind World (India) Ltd.


At IIHS, he   leads a team of associates and supervises third party contractors such as security, housekeeping, electrician, support staff and is also responsible for proper maintenance of internal and external environment of the premises. Ananth coordinates meetings, conferences, seminars, company events both onsite and offsite. He is responsible for inducting qualified vendors based on their track record and negotiate purchase of products at favorable rates & terms to efficiently lead procurement management.


Ananth also manages front office operations, entire office facilities, including cafeteria,  travel desk and guest houses. His responsibility extends to ground maintenance, parking space utilisation, DG, Lift, AC and other equipment.  Ananth supervises economical waste disposal and recycling. He ensures the building meets health and safety requirements as mandated including efficient allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organising current premises.His tasks include tracking renewal of annual maintenance contracts.  Liasoning with Government officials and other authorities is another important aspect of Ananth’s job role.


Whenever professional commitment allows some leniency, Ananth likes to invest his time in cricket, table tennis, carrom, music, painting and creative handicrafts.