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Advent International adds two operating partners

Advent International (Advent) has appointed Shar Dubey and Mandy Ginsberg as Operating Partners. Dubey and Ginsberg will play key roles in further building out Advent’s consumer technology practice and work collaboratively with the firm’s consumer and technology investment teams and the management teams of its portfolio companies.

Dubey and Ginsberg bring substantial experience in building digital communities and scaling disruptive global businesses, having each previously served as chief executive officer of Match Group (NASDAQ: MTCH), a leading provider of digital technologies designed to help people make meaningful connections. Dubey and Ginsberg were instrumental in developing the online dating category, growing the business and leading the preparation and spin off of Match Group from international consumer internet conglomerate InterActiveCorp (IAC) in 2020. 

Ginsberg served as CEO from 2018-2020 before transitioning the role to Dubey, who held the position until May 2022. During the combined four plus years under their leaderships, Dubey and Ginsberg helped grow Match Group’s revenue and adjusted operating income by approximately 125%, respectively.

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