Paul P John the Chairman and Managing Director of
Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kerala, India is renowned for the success of
his venture into the hospitality industry over a decade ago with
Kumarakom Lake Resort, the culmination of a dream to offer the
ultimate in luxury and service.
His second hotel, an all suite luxury, business hotel
in Bangalore brings new meaning to the terms luxury and modern
comforts, being the second in a chain of leading properties that cater
essentially to the discerning traveller.
Paul P John began his career in the liquor industry in
1992 with John Distilleries and under his commanding guidance John
Distilleries grew to be a leading spirit company not just in India but
also across the globe, within less than a decade. The company owns a
strong portfolio of brands in various liquor categories including
Whiskies (Original Choice, Black Pelican), Brandy (Mont Castle,
Roulette), and Wines (Goana's, Big Banyan, Ampersand). Today, the
flagship brand of the company, Original Choice, is one of the top
selling brands in India's popular segment and is one of the top 10
selling whiskies in the world with sales exceeding 12 million cases a
A path to a new future was laid when Mr. Paul chose to
create world-class single malts made in India. Discovering a passion
for single malts during the years when he lived in the USA, he
appreciated the premium quality of the whisky and soon a dream was
born, the dream to create great Indian single malts.
The Paul John Single Malts were launched in the UK in
2012 and approval from single malt enthusiasts and innumerable global
awards proved our excellence. Recognition from the single malt palate
encouraged us to take our single malts across the world. Today, the
Paul John Single Malts are present in over 19 countries.
Born 30th Sept 1965, and with degrees in commerce and
law, Paul P John is an NRI, settled in the USA for the past 15 years.
With his wife and two daughters he resides at Bangalore when in India.