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US Brands appoints Sourav Ghosh to board

Surav Ghosh. Photo: aka Brands

aka Brands, an American accelerator of direct-to-consumer (DTC) fashion brands for the next generation, has appointed Sourav Ghosh to its board of directors effective immediately. Each brand in the aka portfolio is customer-led, curates quality products, creates authentic and inspiring social content, and targets a distinct Gen Z and Millennial audience.

Ghosh has served as Chief Financial Officer of Host Hotels & Resorts since 2020 and has worked there since 2009. He currently leads Host’s finance function, including accounting, tax, treasury, investor relations and information technology, as well as business analysis. During his time at Host, Ghosh helped the company improve revenue and profitability metrics, and he was instrumental in achieving key financial milestones, said in a press release.

Prior to his role as CFO, Ghosh served as Executive Vice President of Strategy and Analytics at Host and held various leadership roles in corporate finance, strategy, business intelligence and business analysis. Previously, Ghosh held positions at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, including Senior Director of Real Estate Investments and Director of Acquisitions and Development, where he was responsible for sourcing, structuring and negotiating acquisitions and development agreements.

aka Brands, an American accelerator of direct-to-consumer (DTC) fashion brands for the next generation, has appointed Sourav Ghosh to its board of directors effective immediately. Each brand in the aka portfolio is customer-led, curates quality products, creates authentic and inspiring social content, and targets a distinct Gen Z and Millennial audience.

Ghosh is currently a board member of the US Travel Association and sits on the advisory board of Widener University’s School of Business. He is also a member of the Worldwide Committee of the Uniform System of Accounting for the Accommodation Industry. Ghosh received his MBA from the University of Maryland Global Campus and graduated from Widener University with a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management.

“Sourav is a seasoned financial executive and has over two decades of leadership experience in the accommodation real estate industry. He has expertise in finance, accounting, capital markets, analysis and corporate governance, and his experience will be invaluable to our organization as we build our brand portfolio. We are delighted to welcome Sourav to our Board of Directors,” Jill Ramsey, CEO of akasaid in a statement.

“I am excited to join the aka Brands Board of Directors to help strengthen and grow the company’s brand portfolio. I look forward to sharing my expertise as aka continues to implement its branding initiatives. strategic growth, building on its success as a next-generation retail platform,” phantom said.

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