Reetu Gupta, has been announced as the new President and CEO of the Easton’s Group of Hotels and The Gupta Group. Reetu has been working at the company for the past twenty years, working as a receptionist at the office headquarters, as well as accounting and payroll and before shifting over to the hotels where she worked at the front desk, and made her way into sales.
Since achieving her MBA in 2008, Reetu quickly added hotels to the portfolio while also diversifying the company’s assets into residential real estate in 2012. In the past eight months Reetu has won four awards, including being named one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40®, and Entrepreneur of the Year by the Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce. Last year, Reetu Gupta and her brother, Suraj K. Gupta, founded and launched Rogue Insight Capital, a private venture capital firm; a further diversification of the company’s assets.
Suraj K. Gupta joined the company last year as Chief Investment Officer of The Easton’s Group and The Gupta Group, while also maintaining his role as President and CEO of Rogue Insight Capital. Suraj graduated with honours with his MBA from Columbia Business School and is unequivocally of world leader material. When he was 16 years old, The Globe and Mail completed a profile on Suraj’s accomplishments at a young age, touting him as Canada’s next prime minister.
As Reetu steps into this new role, her father, Dr. Steve K. Gupta will shift into the role of Founder and Chairman of both companies. When speaking to Reetu about this new role and her father’s role, she noted that the family works very well together. “When I was offered this role, I told my dad that I was so honoured and excited to continue to work together in this new capacity, because as a family we are a force to be reckoned with” she joked.
Reetu has a fiery passion for the work that she does and leads with compassion. Reetu is the leader of generations to come. Reetu is looking forward to continuing her work with the company and expanding the company’s portfolio while maintaining its dedication to service, quality and integrity.
About The Gupta Group Portfolio
The Easton’s Group of Hotels, which hits its 40th anniversary next year, is Canada’s largest private hotel development company, owning and operating a portfolio of brands that includes IHG, Marriott and Hilton. The Easton’s Group of Hotels welcomes over one million guests each year and has won various awards including Hilton Developer of the Year and the Marriott Partnership award.
Reetu created and launched the Gupta Group five years ago, as the parent company to The Easton’s Group and the residential arm of the company. The Gupta Group has two condo developments currently under construction in downtown Toronto.
Rogue Insight Capital Ltd., launched by Reetu and Suraj in September 2017, is an angel investment firm owned by the Gupta Group that invests in cutting-edge start-ups from all around the globe. Rogue’s mandate is finding, funding, and coaching great young companies from inception to a successful exit. With a portfolio spanning five continents, Rogue has made investments in clean technology, artificial intelligence, robotics, autonomous vehicles, hospitality, consumer marketplaces, human resources, and real estate.