- Both Dubey and Ginsberg previously served as CEO of Match Group
- Prior to serving as CEO of Match Group, Dubey held a number of roles within IAC and its brands
- Ginsberg is the former CEO of the Princeton Review
Advent International has appointed Shar Dubey and Mandy Ginsberg as operating partners. In their new roles, Dubey and Ginsberg will build 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.
Both Dubey and Ginsberg previously served as CEO of Match Group.
“We’re thrilled to welcome Shar and Mandy as advisors to Advent as we continue to bolster the breadth and depth of our Operating Partners, who play a critical role in the evolution and growth of our portfolio companies around the world,” said Tricia Glynn, a managing director on Advent’s consumer team, in a statement. “Both executives have an innate understanding of how to build market leaders and digital communities, and as technology becomes a greater part of our lives, community is now more important than ever. Moreover, consumer technology is a high-growth sector that we have closely followed for a number of years and one which we believe is a strategic fit for our investment strategy and operating model, especially with the guidance and partnership of Shar and Mandy.”
Prior to serving as CEO of Match Group, Dubey held a number of roles within IAC and its brands. Before joining Match Group and IAC, Dubey served as a director of product marketing and management at i2 Technologies and as an engineer at Texas Instruments.
Before leading Match Group as global and North America CEO, respectively, Ginsberg served in numerous roles at IAC over 14 years, including CEO of the Princeton Review and Tutor.com and president of Match.com. Ginsberg previously served as a vice president of marketing at i2 Technologies and advised consumer technology clients as a vice president at public relations firm, Edelman.
Founded in 1984, Advent International has invested in over 400 private equity investments across 41 countries. As of June 30, 2022, Advent had $96 billion in assets under management.