Online Dating Association Welcomes Two New Board Members

There have been two new appointments to the Online Dating Association’s board of directors.

M14 CEO John Kershaw and Muddy Matches Commercial Director Lee Nutter have both been appointed to the board this week.

ODA Chairman Duncan Cunningham said: “On behalf of my colleagues I would very much like to welcome John and Lee to the ODA board.

“The world of digital dating is continually evolving and the Association needs to keep pace with this by working with our members to help them develop their businesses, while dealing with new challenges that we face.

“These appointments enhance the breadth and depth of the board and the expertise and knowledge that John and Lee bring will strengthen the Association as we move forward.””

The new board members join Christian Connection’s Jackie Elton, FreeDating.co.uk‘s Dan Winchester, Romain Bertrand from eHarmony and Match’s Abbie Oguntade.

M14 said: “Our mission as a company is to provide people with the technology to build their own online dating/social apps. In turn, we ensure the users of those apps are provided with security. It’s why we’ve held our Partners to the standards of the ODA long before we became official members.

“As an active part of the ODA we can be at the forefront of this movement within our industry. M14 Industries can not only ensure a safer and more enjoyable experience for our own users, but we can bring our expertise and experience within to the table.”

Last October, the ODA announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Andrew McClelland.

McClelland took over as Chief Executive following the departure of George Kidd in August 2016.

Read more about the appointment here.