GoDaddy hires Expedia veteran Aman Bhutani as new CEO

GoDaddy has named Aman Bhutani, previously President of Brand Expedia Group, as the company’s new CEO, effective September 4th, 2019, taking over from CEO Scott Wagner, who is stepping down for health reasons.

“GoDaddy’s extraordinary focus on constantly innovating and improving for its entrepreneurs has built a devoted and rapidly growing customer base. I look forward to working closely with everyone at the company to seize the vast opportunities that lie ahead,” said Bhutani

“It has been a great privilege to lead GoDaddy and to have grown with the company for almost eight years,” said Scott Wagner, GoDaddy’s Chief Executive Officer. “The Board and I have worked to identify a tremendous successor, and lay the groundwork for a smooth transition. Aman brings a wealth of experience to GoDaddy – an extraordinary track record in growing a scaled business, deep expertise in product and engineering, and strong delivery across go-to-market. Aman is an exceptional leader, and has created strong followings in every organization he’s led.”

A nine-year veteran of Expedia Group Inc., Bhutani most recently served as the President of Brand Expedia Group, the largest contributor to the company’s 19% annual growth over the last five years.

“Aman is a proven, extraordinary leader with a strong track record at Expedia for delivering operational excellence in a complex, global business. His extensive knowledge and experience in product and engineering teams, and his belief in culture and leadership as differentiators will serve GoDaddy well,” said Chuck Robel, Chair of the GoDaddy Board of Directors.

 

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