Yesterday, Match Group announced that Ariel Charytan has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of OkCupid, effective immediately.
Charytan is a respected leader and entrepreneur with over two decades of experience of innovating and developing consumer brands. He recently served as Senior Vice President at Audible, an amazon company.
Mr. Charytan has previous experience in career building and fostering media, online travel, CRM and telecom business.
He was previously the co-founder and CPO of Oyster.com and the co-founder and COO of Epana.
Amarnath Thombre, CEO of Match Group Americas, said: “It is an incredibly exciting time for us to welcome Ariel to OkCupid, a hallmark brand making great strides both from a product and brand perspective.
“Ariel is one of those rare individuals who has a rich entrepreneurial track record as well as a disciplined approach to execution and management, making him a perfect fit for OkCupid.”
Charytan also added: “OkCupid provides a truly unique user experience based on helping people connect on what really matters. These principles resonate now more than ever, so it’s an incredibly exciting time to be joining the team.”
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