Former Expedia executive Aman Bhutani has been named the CEO of the website hosting giant GoDaddy. Bhutani will take over from CEO Scott Wagner, who is stepping down for health reasons, effective Sept. 4.
According to a GoDaddy press release, Bhutani is a nine-year veteran of Expedia Group Inc. He most recently served as the president of Brand Expedia Group which includes the flagship Expedia brand, Travelocity, and Orbitz, among others.
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead this incredible company,” said Bhutani. “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.”
In his prior role as chief technology officer and senior vice president of Engineering, 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, the company press release said.