Taj Hotels Names Rakesh Sarna CEO

The Mubai, India-based Indian Hotels Co., also known as Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, has appointed Rakesh Sarna as managing director and chief executive officer. Sarna, former group president, Americas, with Hyatt Hotels Corp., will take over leadership on Sept. 1, replacing Raymond Bickson, who is leaving the company after an 11-year tenure to pursue other interests.