(Teleborsa) – A few months after the acquisition of the company from Verizon, Apollo private equity fund announces first major change for Yahoo. To announce the news, in a note to the staff released by CNBC, is Guru Gowrappan, until today CEO of Verizon Media (which controls the Yahoo and AOL brands) and who will now become senior advisor to Apollo. The new Yahoo CEO will be Jim Lanzone, to this day CEO of the online dating app Tinder.
“Jim is a veteran in the fields of technology and media, with two decades of leadership experience and a deep experience of growth, innovation and entrepreneurship – wrote Gowrappan – I have full confidence that he will be an outstanding leader for the new Yahoo. Jim and I will work together to ensure a seamless transition and I am confident it will build on our successes and lead us into our future. “
Match Group announced that Renate Nyborg will assume the position of CEO of Tinder. Nyborg, who joined Tinder in 2020 as general manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, will be the first female CEO of Tinder.