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Bumble Inc. President Tariq Shaukat to step down, will support as an advisor for a transition period

05/30/2023

After an impactful run at Bumble Inc., spanning the company’s successful IPO to the build-out of a best-in-class management team and organizational structure, Tariq Shaukat has made the decision to step down as company President effective September 1, 2023. His resignation is voluntary and is not the result of any disagreement with the company or on any matter relating to the company’s operations, policies, or practices. Mr. Shaukat will move to an advisory role during a transition period. Additionally, the company will open a search for a new executive leader to join the team.

“Tariq is an outstanding leader and has been an incredible partner over the last few years. He was instrumental in helping to scale Bumble into the leading global platform for kind connections,” said Ms. Wolfe Herd. “We thank him for his invaluable contributions and wish him the best in his next endeavor.”

“My time at Bumble has been one of the most rewarding chapters of my career,” said Mr. Shaukat. “I’m proud of what we have accomplished and so thankful for all the talented people who have been working tirelessly to support the Bumble mission. I am especially grateful for the partnership with Whitney the last several years. It’s an honor to have been a part of something so special.”

Bumble Inc. is the parent company of Bumble, Badoo, Fruitz, and Official. It operates a global business with market leadership positions across North America, Western Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

For more on this announcement, please refer to the company’s most recent Form 8-K Filing with the SEC.

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