Chief HR Officer   |   UK/EU   |   6th January 2023 hires Aparna Ballakur as Chief HR Officer

GERMANY is a leading global travel tech company headquartered in the Czech Republic, employing over 1,500 people worldwide.’s innovative algorithm enables users to find better route options and prices other search engines can’t see, performing 2 billion price checks per day across 95% of global flight content. 100 million searches are carried out every day on’s website and an average of over 50,000 seats are sold daily. was founded in 2012 by the Czech entrepreneur Oliver Dlouhy. They have grown impressively since then attracting significant investment, most recently from global growth equity firm General Atlantic.

Aparna joins to lead the global Human Resources function, placing great emphasis on the continued scaling of the business and the ongoing development of the pre-existing progressive culture. Aparna started her career in India, leading Human Resources for the likes of Adobe and Yahoo! before becoming Chief People Officer for India’s largest ecommerce marketplace, Flipkart. Aparna then moved into the fintech sector with global leadership roles for the Naspers business PayU, before her most recent role as Chief People Officer for the fintech giant SumUp.

We were delighted to work with both Oliver and Aparna on this vital hire and are looking forward to watching the continued success of all involved.

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