Kathmandu, August 1 OYO Hotels and Homes, South Asia’s largest, China’s second-largest, the world’s third-largest and fastest-growing chain of leased and franchised hotels, homes and living spaces, has announced the appointment of Weeky Yolmo as the country head for its business in Nepal. As the hospitality chain is expanding its presence across Nepal, Yolmo’s focus will be on establishing stronger relationships with asset owners, driving deeper engagement among all OYO employees (OYOpreneurs) across Nepal, delivering a high-quality, trusted experience to travellers — a complete 360-degree approach towards making Nepal an important strategic market for OYO as well as helping the country realise the Visit Nepal 2020 vision, as per a media release. Yolmo is a strategic business management specialist with over 11 years of experience. He is a graduate from IIT Delhi and has earned his MBA from IIM Calcutta. He has a proven track record across foods, dairy, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), retail and agricultural commodities and specialises in developing strategies for ensuring sustained business growth which will be a significant addition to OYO’s unique business model and offerings. Yolmo’s past tenure includes experience across Devyani Food Industries Ltd (Creambell Dairy), VRS Foods Ltd (Paras Dairy), Olam International Ltd, Bata India Ltd (Retail Operation Management-Footwear) and Reliance Retail (Private Label Food-Staples category). Over 330 franchised hotels with 5,500-plus exclusive rooms are part of OYO’s chain in Nepal. The company has been consistently growing its footprint in the country while reiterating its strong commitment towards adding value to Nepal’s hospitality industry.