Dr. Steve Gupta, President & CEO
A born visionary and a risk-taker, Dr. Gupta is a true Canadian icon and a highly respected name in business circles. Dr. Gupta leads by example, working diligently himself to set new standards of excellence and is a constant source of inspiration to his co-workers. His commitment to service and quality are legendary in the service and hospitality industry.
Under Dr. Gupta’s able leadership, the Easton’s Group’s hotels have been widely recognized with numerous awards.
In 2009 he won the Marriott Outstanding Contribution Award, as well as Developer of the Year from Hilton.
In 2010, Dr. Gupta became the first Canadian and the only South Asian to have won the prestigious Marriott Horizon Partnership Circle award. He was notably also the only hotelier to open three new hotels in 2009 when the country was struggling through a recession.