Sunweb Group appoints Deepika Gupta as CTO

Sunweb Group appoints Deepika Gupta as CTO

New role will complete Management Board and support company’s objective to become the leading digital holiday expert

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
Deepika Gupta

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.


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About Sunweb Group

As one of the largest travel operators in Europe, Sunweb Group is the driving force behind brands across seven international markets - in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, France, UK, and Germany.

At Sunweb Group, our ambition is to become the leading digital holiday expert. We’ll do this by continuing to develop digital brands that stand out, leading the way for our partners through truly human interactions and ever-expanding hospitality expertise. To achieve this, we’re not afraid to do things differently, shaking up the market and setting new and bolder standards.

Sunweb and Eliza was here are the best-known brands of the group. Sunweb leads the way in online package holidays for sun worshippers and winter sports enthusiasts alike. Eliza was here is focussed on small-scale package travels to unique destinations for the discerning traveller. 

With around 400 employees and more than 250 tour guides and area managers in local destinations, we’re always there for our customers. And as an employer, Sunweb Group are proud of our unique attitude, encouraging our people to develop an open mind, personal growth and to make a meaningful impact every day. 

This combination of our people focussed ethos, centralised management and strong online business model has paid off with more than a million happy customers for Sunweb Group every year. Sunweb Group were acquired by Triton Fund V in February 2019, and we look forward to continuing to make travel a pleasure for millions more. 

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