GoDaddy appoints Aman Bhutani from Expedia as new CEO
GoDaddy has appointed Aman Bhutani from Expedia as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. Bhutani most recently served as the President of Brand Expedia Group, which encompasses the flagship Expedia brand, Travelocity, and Orbitz, among others. The company's current CEO, Scott Wagner, is stepping down for health reasons.
In a statement, GoDaddy's Chairman Chuck Robel said: "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. We are extremely grateful for Scott's vision and leadership – he's delivered incredible value to customers, employees and shareholders over a sustained period of time. Scott is a stellar strategist and operator, a genuine person and is universally respected. We are incredibly sad to see Scott step down but fully understand and support his decision."
Bhutani is a nine-year veteran of Expedia where he grew revenue healthy double digits through a mixture of organic and inorganic growth. Before becoming President of Brand Expedia, he served as Chief Technology Officer where he 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.
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