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Rattan Chadha

citizenM Company

Voorschoten, NL

Founder and CEO

citizenM Company

Rattan Chadha


Rattan Chadha is the founder and CEO of citizenM, a transformational hotel concept.

Based in Holland coming from India in the early 70’s, an entrepreneur with a Business Management Degree, he founded fashion company Mexx.

In 2000, Rattan was knighted by the Queen of the Netherlands as a Ridder for his entrepreneurial success. In 2004 he won the Grand Seigneur Award of the Netherlands, the highest award for excellence in branding and lifestyle marketing and in 2008 awarded the China Trader Award for his lifetime achievements developing trade relations between China and the Netherlands.

Rattan Chadha’s Newsfeed

10 Sep 2018
Business Wire
citizenM New York Bowery to Open in September 2018

Rattan Chadha, the founder of citizenM, says: “When we were looking for our next New York location, it became clear very quickly that Bowery is an exceptional destination..."

08 Mar 2018
PR Newswire
Relaunch of the MEXX Fashion Brand

The MEXX brand has its roots in the 1970s. It all started with fashion designer Rattan Chadha and his business partner Adu Advaney who supplied private label clothes to department and wholesale stores in the Netherlands. 

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Rattan Chadha’s Background

Founder and CEO
Jan 2007 - Present
A transformational hotel concept that provides luxury at affordable prices with hotels in Amsterdam, London, Glasgow, New York, Paris and Rotterdam.
Founder and President
Jan 2007 - Present
Rattan started his own private equity company KRC Capital B.V. to invest in fashion, hotels, real estate and leisure. Currently, he has various controlling investments in fashion, real estate developments in India and America.
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Other Business Interests

President and Owner
Jan 2003 - Present
Mougins, FR
A championship 18 holes golf course with a hotel and spa in Mougins, France.

Rattan Chadha’s Education

Bachelor of Business Studies
1966 - 1969
1962 - 1965