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Company Overview of The Go Daddy Group, Inc.

Company Overview

The Go Daddy Group, Inc. provides domain name registration and Web hosting services in the United States. The company offers registration, renewal, and transfer services for domain names with .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO, .BIZ, and .US domain extensions. It also provides net-new SSL certificates, sales and marketing software, and eCommerce solutions; and Website design and creation, and cloud-based services. The Go Daddy Group, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Scottsdale, Arizona with locations worldwide, including Arizona; Iowa; California; Colorado; Washington, D.C.; India; Singapore; Toronto; and the Netherlands.

14455 North Hayden Road

Suite 219

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

United States

Founded in 1997

1,119 Employees





Key Executives for The Go Daddy Group, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Age: 53
Founder and Chairman
Age: 63
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Age: 42
Chief Information Security Officer and President of Domains By Proxy
Age: 56
President of Products and Technology
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

The Go Daddy Group, Inc. Key Developments

Go Daddy Group Reportedly Hires Advisors For Its IPO

The Go Daddy Group, Inc. is moving ahead with its plan of initial public offering (IPO). Go Daddy Group has hired Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) to co-ordinate a stock sale that could take place later this year, reported Deal Book citing a person briefed on the matter. The report added that its isn’t clear yet how much money Go Daddy plans to raise in an IPO or how much stock its owners, including the investment firms Silver Lake and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (NYSE:KKR), plan to sell.

Go Daddy To Reportedly File For IPO; Selecting Underwriters

The Go Daddy Group, Inc. is known to be planning to file for an initial public offering (IPO), The Wall Street Journal reported citing unnamed sources. The company is reportedly planning to interview potential underwriters to select one for its IPO.

GoDaddy Appoints Betsy Rafael to the Board of Directors

GoDaddy has appointed Silicon Valley veteran Betsy Rafael to its board of directors. Rafael becomes the first female member of the board at the domain name registrar and small-business technology provider. She has 30 years of experience in finance and operations at a number of notable firms, including Apple Inc., where she served as chief accounting officer, and Cisco Systems, where she was finance vice president. In addition to her new role on the GoDaddy board, Rafael also serves on the boards of Echelon Corp. and Autodesk.

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