[Techtaffy Newsdesk]

Go Daddy’s CEO Warren Adelman has decided to step down from his position as CEO, says the company.  Mr. Adelman will assume the role of special advisor for Strategy and Global Policy with GoDaddy instead. He was with the company for over nine years.

Warren Adelman:  I have reached a juncture in my life when I would like to spend more time with my family.

Scott Wagner has been named interim CEO while the board conducts a search for a permanent successor. Mr. Wagner joins Go Daddy from KKR’s portfolio operations team, KKR Capstone, which he joined in 2000. He co-leads KKR Capstone’s activities in North America and has held a number of roles with KKR’s investments in the technology and media sectors. Mr. Wagner is familiar with Go Daddy, having spent the last year working with the company building up its international strategy.