As the COO-Online of MakeMyTrip, Mohit was responsible for the P&L of online business, as well as the overall business strategy of MakeMyTrip brand.

Zomato appoints MakeMyTrips Mohit Gupta as CEO of food delivery businessImage source: LinkedIn
Atom FoodTech Wednesday, July 04, 2018 - 11:59

Mohit Gupta, who was formerly at MakeMyTrip as the Chief Operating Officer – Online, has joined Zomato as the CEO of the food delivery business. This comes at a time when Zomato is aggressively expanding its food delivery business, while facing stiff competition from Swiggy.

"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. He’s a widely respected leader, and we're excited to learn from him, and further build our rapidly growing food delivery business with him." said, Deepinder Goyal, Founder and CEO, Zomato

Over the last year, Zomato has been strengthening its leadership team to accelerate the growth of the business. According to the company, as part of its long-term vision ‘better food for more people’, the foodtech company is also experimenting with products that solve for affordability, accessibility, assortment and quality of food for the users, within India as well as globally.

“Zomato is solving for a lot of interesting problems and 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 Mohit.

Mohit has over 20 years of experience, of which he has spent the last decade building and running MakeMyTrip and the travel e-commerce business in India. As the COO – Online, MakeMyTrip Ltd, Mohit was responsible for the P&L of online business, the overall business strategy of MakeMyTrip brand, product and technology roadmap and ensuring profitable growth while consolidating market leadership.

Mohit has played a key role in building out the marketing function, the successful IPO, leadership in Holidays business and mobile first approach at MakeMyTrip.

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