Zomato announces Mohit Gupta as the new CEO

Gupta, as the new Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for leading the Food Delivery Business of Zomato

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Jul 4, 2018 1:23 PM

Online food delivery business Zomato announced former MakeMyTrip’s Chief Operating Officer - Online, Mohit Gupta, as their new Chief Executive Officer responsible for leading the Food Delivery Business. 

Gupta has more than 20 years of experience, and for the last decade was heading the travel e-commerce business in India. “We’re thrilled to have Mohit join our team. He is one of the few internet industry veterans who has helped build a formidable transactions business in India,” said Deepinder Goyal, founder and CEO of Zomato.

Over the last year, Zomato has been strengthening its leadership team to accelerate the growth of the business. Their long term vision is ‘better food for more people’. The company is also experimenting with products that solve affordability, accessibility, assortment and quality of food for the users, within India as well as globally. These initiatives will not only benefit the users, but are also aimed at supporting and growing their restaurant partner ecosystem.

“Zomato has a very large vision that I resonate with and am excited to be a part of. The team here is incredible and the pace of growth is exhilarating. I look forward to working with the team and building the Zomato of the future,” said Gupta.

Recently, Zomato expanded its operations in 25 new cities including Vijayawada, Raipur, Madurai, Jodhpur, Thrissur, Ajmer, Manali, Alappuzha, Gorakhpur, Kota, Manipal, Dharamshala, Haridwar, Jalandhar, Jammu, Rishikesh, Mussoorie, Udupi, Cuttack, Shimla, Palakkad, and Srinagar.

Zomato also hired Rohithari Rajan, ex-Egon Zhender executive as business head of advertising business and Sameer Maheshwary as the chief financial officer from GE India.

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