Rotterdam, 16 August 2022 – International travel company Sunweb Group, the driving force behind brands such as Sunweb, Eliza was here, GOGO and Primavera, announces the appointment of Deepika Gupta as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) from 15th September 2022.
Most recently, Gupta was the Global IT lead at financial institution ING, originally founded in the Netherlands. In this newly created role of Sunweb Group CTO, Gupta will be responsible for elevating and executing the IT strategy to support the Group’s ambitious strategy to offer enriched and personalized holidays, and achieve bold and sustainable growth. Technology plays a crucial role in reaching these goals.
Deepika Gupta comments on her appointment, saying: “Traditionally, the travel industry is a people’s business. My goal is to optimize our IT operations whilst putting people at the center of it. Through high performing teams where members actively take time to learn and grow, we will focus on delivering value faster to our customers, partners and employee.”
Mattijs ten Brink, CEO at Sunweb Group, says: “I am very glad that Deepika is joining our team. We want to be the leading digital holiday expert and offer holidaymakers even more personalized experiences. With her expertise in business transformations and technology, I am confident she will make great contribution towards reaching this goal.”
Deepika will be part of Sunweb Group’s Management Board, which after the earlier appointment of Ruud Martens as CCO, is now complete.