Uber Technologies announced the appointment of Match Group CEO Mandy Ginsberg to its board of directors. Ginsberg recently announced that she is stepping down as chief executive in March after 14 years with the dating app company. She reportedly cited personal reasons for her departure.
“I’ve gotten to know and admire Mandy over the past couple of years and am confident that she will be a great addition to the Uber board. Mandy had a remarkable run at Match Group, building one of the most successful and profitable technology businesses ever,” Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber CEO, said in a statement. “Like Uber, it’s one that connects people in the real world, with a fundamental commitment to women’s safety, and we are excited to benefit from her expertise and oversight.”
Prior to becoming chief executive of Match Group, Ginsberg served as CEO of Match Group Americas with responsibility for the Match U.S. brand, Match Affinity Brands, OkCupid, among others. Before that, she was the chief executive of The Princeton Review, where she expanded its services to include online services. She has also served in customer experience and marketing roles for Edelman Public Relations Worldwide and i2 Technologies.