Anand Mahindra praises this Indo-American CEO

Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra has hired an Indo-American CEO for major global matchmaking sites. The industrialist praised Sharmistha Dubey, the engineer who reinvented the online dating game into a multi-billion dollar empire.

Mahindra shared a New York Times article on Texas’ new abortion law and wrote, “I have to admit this is the first time I’ve heard of her. Isn’t she often named in the lists of global CEOs of Indian origin because the companies she runs are dating sites? ”. Calling Tinder a “juggernaut” and “the world’s most popular dating app,” Anand Mahindra said, “She (Shar Dubey) deserves to be in the spotlight.”

Dubey is among the rarest CEOs who have responded to Texas’ restrictive abortion law. She created a fund to support workers and dependents based in Texas who needed treatment out of state.

This year, Texas banned abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. “The company usually doesn’t take a political position unless it is relevant to our business. But in this case, personally, as a woman in Texas, I couldn’t be silent,” Dubey said in the statement. note.

About Sharmistha Dubey

Dubey grew up in Jamshedpur in the 1970s and 1980s. She graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur in 1993. She was the only female metallurgical engineer in that year and Sundar Pichai was her classmate. After graduating, Dubey returned to his hometown and worked for a steel company for a year, before saving enough money to attend Ohio State University. Dubey went on to earn a master’s degree from Ohio State University.

She joined in 2006, holding several positions such as President of Match Group Americas, Product Manager of Match, etc. She was appointed Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Tinder in 2017 and on January 1, 2018, she was appointed President. of the Match group. In 2019, she joined the Group’s board of directors. In 2020, Shar Dubey becomes CEO of Match Group.

Match Group owns and operates the world’s largest portfolio of popular online dating services including Tinder,, Meetic, OkCupid, Hinge, totaling over 45 global dating companies.

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