Mountain View, California-based mobile messaging service provider TangoMe appointed co-founder Eric Setton as chief executive officer.
Setton, who has been the company’s chief technology officer, succeeds Tango co-founder Uri Raz, who becomes executive chairman. Raz will continue to provide counsel to the Tango management team, while playing a key role on strategic accounts and corporate development.
The appointments are effective immediately.
Founded in 2009, TangoMe is the developer of Tango, a free mobile messaging app with more than 350 million registered members featuring free video and voice calls, texting, social discovery, browsing and sharing content tools.
Tango is cross-platform, operating over 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi, and is available in 15 languages in more than 224 countries.
The company, which has raised $367 million in venture capital to date, also works with third-party game developers, brands, content publishers, and advertisers to provide distribution, integration opportunities and advertising.
TangoMe has offices in Austin, Texas; St. Petersburg, Russia; and Beijing.