Scott Wagner will be the new CEO of web hosting company GoDaddy.
Scott Wagner, currently the president and chief operating officer of GoDaddy, will assume the new position when Blake Irving retires from the role of CEO, effective December 31, 2017.
“After more than three decades in technology, I’ve decided it’s time to retire and begin the next phase of my life,” said Blake Irving, GoDaddy CEO.
Scott Wagner joined GoDaddy in 2013, after a 13-year tenure at KKR, where he served as a partner. Scott Wagner was a member of the team that invested in GoDaddy in 2011, serving as GoDaddy’s interim CEO, and then joined the company’s leadership team as CFO and COO when Irving became CEO.
GoDaddy promoted Scott Wagner to the role of President in 2016, with expanded responsibility across go-to-market channels, including marketing, customer care, international markets, and corporate development.