TORONTO — Reetu Gupta has been named Chairwoman and Ambassadress of The Gupta Group, taking the helm of the privately owned family business with more than $1 billion in assets and more than 3,000 employees across the company’s holdings in real-estate development, hospitality, venture capital and mining. She will be succeeding her father, Dr. Steve Gupta, who she has worked closely with for more than two decades. Dr. Gupta will hold the position of Executive Chairman.

In her new role, Gupta will lead strategic planning and philanthropic initiatives across all of the company’s divisions. She will also work towards bolstering the Canadian economy by creating new jobs, leveraging her network to improve international trade relations, funding innovative start-ups and further developing residential, commercial and hospitality infrastructure.

Additionally, Gupta will guide acquisitions, partner relations and overall strategy for The Gupta Group Developments, Rogue Insight Capital and Easton’s Group of Hotels. Currently, The Gupta Group has 18 hotels in its portfolio, with an additional seven under development.

“This organizational shift is an incredible milestone in our company’s history as I officially pass the reins to Reetu who will drive the long-term vision for the company and our growing portfolios,” says Dr. Steve Gupta. “Reetu has a proven track record as an accomplished leader – she’s not only a visionary who’s passionate about the growth of our business but she is committed to leading the company’s charitable initiatives through unwavering compassion for others at home and abroad. I am proud to see her transition into this role, and I have full confidence in the excellence she will deliver for years to come.” 

“As a female business leader, philanthropist and advocate for all women, I am proud to assume the position of Chairwoman of The Gupta Group. I look forward to finding new growth opportunities for both our company and the Canadian economy, all while continuing to support important charitable initiatives globally,” says Gupta. “I also hope to use this new platform to inspire other women and instill change in the business community. As a collective, we can support women in the workplace by approaching everyday with the understanding that there are no glass ceilings.”


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