Go Daddy Names Former Yahoo, Microsoft Exec As CEO

Scottsdale, Arizona-based web hosting and domain name registration provider Go Daddy said today that it has named former Microsoft and Yahoo executive Blake Irving as its new CEO. Irving was most recently Chief Product Officer at Yahoo, and prior to that was Corporate Vice President of Windows Live Platform at Microsoft, where he spent fifteen years. Go Daddy said that Irving takes the place of interim CEO Scott Wagner, who is an investor at KKR who has been serving in the position since July.