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Zomato Co-Founder Gaurav Gupta Quits, Says ‘Taking A New Turn’ In Life

Prior to becoming a member of Zomato, Gaurav Gupta labored with A.T. Kearney Limited for over 10 years.

Zomato Co-Founder Gaurav Gupta has determined to depart the meals tech platform, the corporate acknowledged in a blogpost on Tuesday. Mr Gupta or GG, as he’s popularly identified, joined Zomato in 2015 and was elevated as Chief Operating Officer (COO) in 2018 and as Founder in 2019. 

In an inside mail, he wrote: “I am taking a new turn in my life and will be starting a new chapter, taking a lot from this defining chapter of my life – the last 6 years at Zomato. We have a great team now to take Zomato forward and it’s time for me to take an alternate path in my journey. I am very emotional as I write this and don’t think any words can do justice to how I am feeling right now.”

In response, Zomato Founder Deepinder Goyal mentioned, “thank you Gaurav Gupta – the last 6 years have been amazing and we have come very far. There’s so much of our journey still ahead of us, and I am thankful that we have a great team and leadership to carry us forward.”

Mr Gupta has been instrumental in constructing many companies like eating out, zomato professional, promoting, gross sales, and desk reservations.

Prior to becoming a member of Zomato, he labored with A.T. Kearney Limited for over 10 years.

Mr Gupta holds an engineering diploma from IIT-Delhi and an MBA from IIM-Calcutta.

The growth of his resignation comes only a day after Zomato determined to cease its grocery supply service from September 17 primarily on account of gaps so as success, resulting in poor buyer expertise.

The firm additionally mentioned that it believes that its funding in Grofers will generate higher outcomes for its shareholders than in-house grocery efforts.

Zomato invested $100 million (round Rs 745 crore) for buying a minority stake in grocery supply platform Grofers.

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