MakeMyTrip has strengthend its leadership team with the appointment of Deepak Tuli as SVP of Growth Business. The co-founder and former COO of Goibibo will focus on building and implementing strategies for growing new business lines in accommodation for MakeMyTrip.
Commenting on the appointment, Rajesh Magow, Co-founder and CEO (India), MakeMyTrip said, “We are very excited to have Deepak join our leadership team. His rich experience, deep understanding and knowledge of the diverse aspects of the travel e-commerce ecosystem will be a valuable asset as we ready ourselves for the next phase of growth. The Accommodations space in the country is growing at a fast pace and is a key focus area at MakeMyTrip. We are confident that under Deepak’s leadership, we will further strengthen our presence in this space. We welcome Deepak into the MakeMyTrip family and wish him an exciting journey ahead.”
Speaking about his appointment, Deepak Tuli said, “The e-commerce industry is growing rapidly in the country and accommodations segment has emerged as a new area within the travel e-commerce ecosystem. My role at MakeMyTrip is exciting and challenging at the same time. I am happy to be a part of the MakeMyTrip family and look forward to having a great time ahead.”
Deepak comes with over 10 years of experience in the e-commerce ecosystem, with expertise in diverse areas including mobile platforms, digital marketing, product management, P&L management and CRM among others. Prior to Goibibo, Deepak was a part of the launch team at Yatra, where he set up the non-air business for the company.
He has done PGDBA in Airlines and Travel related Business Management from Sky Line Business School and has also completed Naspers Harvard Executive Management Program in General Management.
Deepak’s appointment is in line with recent appointments which include Saujanya Shrivastava, who joined in January 2015 as CMO and MyGola.com founder Anshuman Bapna as Chief Products Officer in July 2015 post the acquisition of the company.