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Match Appoints Renate Nyborg as Tinder’s First Female CEO (1)

Sept. 10, 2021, 2:18 PM

Match Group Inc. appointed Renate Nyborg as the new chief executive officer of the dating-app giant’s leading brand, Tinder.

Nyborg, who most recently served as Tinder’s general manager of Europe, Middle East and Africa, will succeed Jim Lanzone, who is stepping down, the company said in a statement Friday. The Wall Street Journal reported that Lanzone is moving to take the top job at Yahoo, the digital-media business now owned by Apollo Global Management Inc.

Nyborg’s appointment is effective Sept. 27 and she will report to Match CEO Shar Dubey.

Renate Nyborg
Photographer: Chris Saunders/Match Group Inc.

Nyborg joined Tinder in October from ...