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GoDaddy India MD Rajiv Sodhi quits


Godaddy, India and Australia managing director and vice president Rajiv Sodhi, has resigned the world’s largest web hosting platform Godaddy, to join tech giant Microsoft.

Rajiv had joined GoDaddy from Microsoft, where he worked as India director for SMB (server message block), cloud hosting and software sales. He will be rejoining Microsoft in the month of December to head its cloud hosting and server business.

An MBA post graduate from Harvard Business School, Rajiv had formerly worked with marketing and consulting business Sapient and software company GrapeCity India.

Andrew Low Ah Kee, managerial vice president at GoDaddy International, said in a declaration on Monday that Rajiv was involved in helping GoDaddy enlarge its business in India over the last four years.

“India is a urgency market for GoDaddy and we are happy about the growth chances in the region,” Kee said. “GoDaddy will be employing a new MD in India as the corporation hastens its plans to aid small businesses through the country build influential digital personalities.”

GoDaddy had hurled its Indian operations in June 2012 by setting up a workplace in New Delhi and hiring Rajiv.

The Domain Registration Company provides a variety of domain name registration plans and website design and web hosting packages, as well as certain on-demand services. These comprise products such as SSL Certificates (also referred to as a digital certificate), domains by proxy private registration, e-commerce website hosting, blog templates and blog softwares, podcast packages and online photo hosting.

Four months before, GoDaddy had publicized obtainability in Hindi, Marathi and Tamil to empower more small businesses through India to build an online presence.

Having headquarters in Scottsdale, United States, GoDaddy has numerous offices through its home country as well as Brazil, Australia, India, Canada, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore and the United Kingdom.

GDDY claims to have about 14 million clients’ internationally and more than 63 million domain names under its management. The business went public previous year and its shares have mounted since then; it is appreciated around $6.2 billion.

Other companies who deliver similar services in India comprise BigRock, and Net4India. One of GoDaddy’s Indian contestants, Directi, was attained by Endurance International in 2013 for $110 million.


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