By Asia Samachar Team | US |
Publicly-listed GoDaddy Inc has named ‘exceptional leader’ Aman Bhutani as the company’s new CEO, effective 4 Sept 2019.
Aman moves to the web hosting company from Expedia Group Inc where he was the president of Brand Expedia Group. He oversaw Expedia’s online travel businesses including Travelocity, Orbitz and the flagship Expedia brand.
“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,” said out-going CEO Scott Wagner in a statement. “Aman is an exceptional leader, and has created strong followings in every organization he’s led.”
In his earlier role as chief technology officer and senior vice president of engineering at Expedia, Bhutani led the vision and development of a single global technology platform designed to support multiple brands and partners, serving 90 million monthly unique visitors and driving more than $50 billion in annual gross bookings value.
Under his leadership, Brand Expedia grew revenue healthy double digits through a mixture of organic and inorganic growth.
“GoDaddy’s extraordinary focus on constantly innovating and improving for its entrepreneurs has built a devoted and rapidly growing customer base,” said Aman.
GoDaddy aims to empower everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing all of the help and tools to succeed online. With 19 million customers worldwide, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers and manage their work.
Aman, who is also a board member of the New York Times Company, has a BA in Economics from Delhi University and an MBA in General Management from Lanchester University.
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