NEW YORK, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Match Group, Inc. (NASD: MTCH), has hired Jared Sine as General Counsel and Secretary. Sine joins Match Group from Expedia, Inc., where he served as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, overseeing all legal aspects of Expedia's mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic initiatives, as well as all post-acquisition legal and integration matters.
As General Counsel and Secretary, Sine will lead the Match Group legal team. Sine started on July 5th and is working out of the Dallas office.
"We at Match Group are absolutely thrilled to bring Jared on board," said Greg Blatt, Chairman and CEO of Match Group. "Jared's extensive legal experience and understanding will make a tremendous addition to our leadership team as we continue to grow."
"Match Group is the foremost innovator and leader in a rapidly growing industry," said Mr. Sine. "I look forward to both the challenges and opportunities in this space."
About Jared Sine
Jared Sine joins Match Group from Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) where, as Vice President, Associate General Counsel, he led deal teams responsible for transactions with an aggregate value of over $8 billion, including the acquisitions of HomeAway, Orbitz, Travelocity and a majority stake in trivago, as well as the divestiture of Expedia's majority stake in eLong.
Sine began his legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore and later joined Latham & Watkins, where he advised leading Fortune 500 Companies on mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and other general corporate matters. He holds a Juris Doctor degree and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Brigham Young University and is admitted to practice law in the States of New York and California.
About Match Group
Match Group is the world's leading provider of dating products. We operate a portfolio of over 45 brands, including Match, OkCupid, Tinder, Meetic, Twoo, OurTime, BlackPeopleMeet and FriendScout24, each designed to increase our users' likelihood of finding a romantic connection. Through our portfolio of trusted brands, we provide tailored products to meet the varying preferences of our users. We currently offer our dating products in 38 languages across more than 190 countries. In addition to our dating business, we also operate The Princeton Review, which provides a variety of test preparation, academic tutoring and college counseling services.
Sine's hire follows the recent additions of Peter Foster, Elie Seidman, and Matt David.
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SOURCE Match Group
Matt David, Corporate Communications, Match Group, (202) 507-1758; or Nate Nesbitt, 310-562-9507, Nate.Nesbitt@match.com