GoDaddy Plans To Open Its Division In India, Hires First International Executive

Posted on Jun 20 2012 - 8:04am by Editorial Staff

After Hostgator, GoDaddy, the world’s largest provider of Web hosting, domain name registrations and new SSL Certificates, today announced that India has been identified as a priority market for GoDaddy’s global expansion. The company even appointed Rajiv Sodhi as Managing Director of GoDaddy India. Sodhi will be responsible for overseeing GoDaddy’s expansion into the India market and is already beginning the process of hiring a team.

“We knew we needed an experienced technologist, with a deep understanding of India’s culture and our GoDaddy brand of customer service. Rajiv’s 14 years of experience in the technology space brings all these qualities to our business, as well as his strategic view on how to help grow online businesses,” said GoDaddy CEO Warren Adelman. “Together, our vision is to expand our footprint in India, hire locally and serve customers in India with people who speak their language.”

Sodhi is from Gurgaon, India and hold an MBA and a Bachelor of Engineering, specializing in Computer Science. Prior to GoDaddy, Sodhi worked in various roles at Microsoft India dating back to 2001. He recently held the positions of Director of SMB and Cloud Business, both with Microsoft.  India is expected to be GoDaddy’s largest international office before the end of the year.

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