Philippe Chainieux


Philippe Chainieux is CEO of Before joining MADE in 2013, Philippe was the Chief Executive Officer of Meetic, a division of Match/IAC, listed on the French Stock Market. In his role, Philippe oversaw the management of‘s European online dating portfolio that comprises leading properties like, meetic,,, These businesses generated revenues of over € 165 million and EBITDA over € 39 million in 2012, across 15 markets. 

Prior the tender offer of IAC on Meetic in 2011, Philippe was the Managing Director of Meetic. Philippe had managed the growth of the company since 2004, through the development its brands in each individual market, the international expansion (Europe, China, Latin America) and acquisitions.

Prior to Meetic, Philippe had several executive positions in online businesses or telecom; he was the CRM Director of Cegetel, the 2nd largest French telecom operator; Chief Operating Officer of Ifrance, both companies being a division of Vivendi Universal; and Head of the Internet access Supplier for Pinault Printemps. Philippe created the web agency of SC Multimedia in 1994, which he sold in 1998.

Philippe graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris, a French university-level institution in the field of engineering. Philippe is a director of and meetic boards.