Match names Renate Nyborg as Tinder CEO

The Covid-19 pandemic resulted in a rise in folks in search of love on courting platforms comparable to Match Group’s Tinder app.

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Match Group introduced Friday morning that Renate Nyborg is taking on as Tinder’s chief government after Jim Lanzone heads to function the CEO of Yahoo.

Nyborg, who joined Tinder in 2020 as normal supervisor of Europe, the Center East, and Africa, shall be Tinder’s first feminine CEO. Her first day within the new submit is Sept. 27.

Nyborg met her husband on the courting app and joined Tinder from Headspace, the web meditation app. She additionally spent greater than 4 years at Apple the place she led the corporate’s App Retailer subscription enterprise throughout Europe.

“Operating Tinder’s European enterprise, she’s demonstrated true management, and is relentlessly centered on accelerating progress and growing experiences primarily based on what our members — significantly ladies — are in search of,” Match CEO Shar Dubey mentioned in a press release.

Nyborg’s appointment comes as courting apps are in a interval of innovation following the Covid-19 pandemic. Earlier this summer time, Tinder introduced a handful of recent options, together with an discover web page and movies in profiles, which is claimed was indicative of bigger strikes forward.

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