Shangri-La Muscat, Oman appoints Deepak Mehta as Director of Finance

“I look forward to working with the executive and finance teams to optimize the property’s systems and strategies and support the development of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah and Shangri-La Al Husn” – Deepak Mehta

Shangri-La Muscat announced the appointment of Deepak Mehta as the resort’s new Director of Finance. Deepak joins the team from the St Regis Maldives, having previously served as Director of Finance at Shangri-La New Delhi, and brings a wealth of experience to the role, with almost two decades’ work in financial management in the hospitality industry.  A Chartered Accountant by training, Deepak Mehta’s financial acumen, leadership skills and in-depth industry knowledge have opened doors to executive roles at some of the world’s most prestigious hotel brands, with a particular focus on the APEC region.

“I am delighted to be returning to the Shangri-La Group, and in particular, to be joining the team in Muscat, which is at an exciting point in its growth,” said Deepak Mehta. “I look forward to working with the executive and finance teams to optimize the property’s systems and strategies and support the development of Shangri-La Barr Al Jissah and Shangri-La Al Husn,’ Mehta added.  

Deepak’s detail-oriented expertise will be instrumental in fine-tuning the financial management strategy of the complex.  

Nick Flynn, the resort’s Hotel Manager concluded, “Deepak will be a fundamental executive member, strengthening the resort’s financial planning and analysis capacities and ensuring compliance across the board. Hence facilitating revenue growth and significant improvements to costs and efficiency, resulting in an enhanced financial performance that aligns with the complex’ strategic business plan.”