Peer-to-peer RVshare has appointed Fritz Demopoulos, co-founder of Qunar, one of China’s largest online platforms, and Reetu Gupta, former Chief Marketing Officer of Dentalcorp (DNTL.TO) to its board of directors.marketplace
As per a release, the new board appointees will join RVshare CEO Jon Gray, Tritium Managing Partner Phil Siegel, HomeAway co-founder Brian Sharples, Jake Heller, and Ben Pederson from KKR’s Technology Growth team, after another record-breaking year for the company.
“We are very fortunate to welcome Reetu and Fritz to RVshare’s board of directors,” Gray said. “With their deep expertise in fields fromto the ever-changing digital world, both members will be invaluable in taking RVshare to the next level, while capitalizing on our recent successes and exponential growth.”
In the past two decades, Demopoulos has led several entrepreneurial projects, including Qunar’s launch in 2005. Qunar is one of China’s largest onlineplatforms. He previously held senior executive positions at Netease and The News Corporation. Demopoulos currently coordinates his entrepreneurial pursuits through Queen’s Road Capital and is a member of the Listing Committee of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
He is also a trustee of the Asia Society in New York City, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California.
“I’m thrilled to be working with the team at RVshare. With the domesticmarket in the massive and growing quickly combined with a rapidly expanding market, the opportunity in front of is very exciting,” he said.
Gupta is an experienced strategy, marketing, and general management executive. She brings with her wide-ranging experience in the private equity, consumer, and digital space. During her years with Dentalcorp, she launched a proprietary searching andengine, led their digital agenda, and helped take the company public, listing on the TSX. Before her role there, Gupta held large-scale global commercial roles at Coach, Avon, and Limited Brands and helped scale numerous mid-market growth companies at L Catterton.
“I’m delighted to be working with RVshare,” said Gupta. “As a pioneer company in consumer, there is always untapped opportunity to increase market share, while continuing to empower both families and owners to utilize for and adventure .”
RVshare is a peer-to-peermarketplace. With more than 100,000 available, RVshare’s diverse inventory ranges from affordable to luxury and can accommodate any adventure, whether it’s a weekend of camping or a cross-country tour of national parks. Through RVshare, families, and groups can experience a one-of-a-kind trip and create memories that will last a lifetime. In addition to offering a unique experience, RVshare provides owners in North the opportunity to turn their into a second income.