Thursday, August 13, 2015

Tinder Founder Sean Rad Returns as CEO, Replacing Chris Payne | Re/code

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"Sean Rad, the co-founder of Tinder, who was replaced as CEO in March, is returning to the job.

As part of the move, Chris Payne — the former eBay and Microsoft exec who was hired in March to give the company more experienced management — is leaving. In addition, Greg Blatt, a top exec at IAC, which owns a big chunk of the fast-growing dating app company, will become executive chairman of Tinder.

In an interview, board member and Benchmark partner Matt Cohler said that Payne did not turn out to be a good “fit” for the company, and so it was decided to move quickly."
Tinder Founder Sean Rad Returns as CEO, Replacing Chris Payne | Re/code
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