Tinder Names Former CBS Interactive CEO Jim Lanzone as New Chief Executive

Lanzone will takeover for Elie Seidman in early August

Tinder has named former CBS Interactive chief Jim Lanzone as its new CEO on Monday.

Lanzone will take over for current Tinder CEO Elie Seidman, who is stepping down to focus on "early-stage, venture-backed" companies, according to The Wall Street Journal. Lanzone, whose first day at Tinder will be Aug. 3, will report directly to Shar Dubey, CEO of Tinder's parent company, Match Group Inc.

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Sean Burch

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