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PE-backed MyFitnessPal taps Han as CEO

MyFitnessPal, a mobile nutrition and fitness tracking application, has named Tricia Han as CEO.

MyFitnessPal, a mobile nutrition and fitness tracking application, has named Tricia Han as CEO. She’s the former CEO of Daily Burn. MyFitnessPal is backed by Francisco Partners.

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March 29, 2021 08:00 AM ET — SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MyFitnessPal, the leading mobile nutrition and fitness tracking application, today announced that Tricia Han will join the company as its new Chief Executive Officer. Han was previously CEO of Daily Burn and Chief Product Officer and GM of US for Care.com.

“We are thrilled to welcome Tricia to the MyFitnessPal family,” said Jon Lindekugel, interim MyFitnessPal CEO and Operating Partner at Francisco Partners Consulting. “Tricia has a distinguished career as a transformational leader at some of the most respected digital brands. The team is lucky to have her and her visionary leadership.”

“I’ve been an admirer of MyFitnessPal since my time as CEO of Daily Burn,” said Han. “The company has been the go-to brand and leading health and nutrition app for as long as I can remember. Having the opportunity to work with the team to build and grow the next chapter is a dream come true.”

Han is no stranger to the health and fitness industry, having served as CEO for Daily Burn, a leading subscription streaming fitness brand. Han joins MyFitnessPal having most recently served as Care.com’s Chief Product Officer and GM of US, following IAC’s acquisition of the company in early 2020. Han previously held the role of Chief Product Officer for IAC’s Dotdash (formerly About.com). Earlier in her career, Han led the product management teams at WebMD and DailyCandy. Han and her teams were instrumental in developing some of the first widely adopted mobile applications, including those for The New York Times and MapQuest. Han received her BA from Cornell University and sits on the Board of Directors of Empire State Realty Trust, gohenry, and Hudson Lab School.

“We are excited for the next chapter ahead as Tricia leads the team in reimagining the MyFitnessPal experience to help millions of consumers realize their nutrition and fitness goals,” said Christine Wang, Principal at Francisco Partners.

About MyFitnessPal
MyFitnessPal is the leading platform for tracking your health and fitness goals. Since 2005, MyFitnessPal has been helping 200 million users across 168 countries quickly and easily log detailed information about their daily activities, providing them with the insights necessary to be the healthiest version of themselves. With over 14 million foods in the platform’s database, access to over 500 recipes from registered dieticians and over 150 heart pumping workout routines, MyFitnessPal is like having a dietitian, trainer, and coach— right at your fingertips. MyFitnessPal also offers a Premium subscription, where members can access expert guidance and exclusive resources to reach their personal goals. Learn more about the platform offering users the ability to take control of their health and wellness journey by downloading the MyFitnessPal app here.