Grabbing an Apple exec for your board of directors has become somewhat of trend lately among prominent companies. Nike, Ferrari, Goldman Sachs, and even Vail Ski Resorts have done it, and now GoDaddy is the latest to join the ranks.
Former Apple exec Betsy Rafael has been named to GoDaddy’s board of directors as the first woman director at company, according to a report from Re/code.
GoDaddy is a privately held domain registration company out of Scottsdale Arizona that provides a range of online services to small businesses. Rafael comes aboard after serving as Apple’s chief accounting officer, while GoDaddy is shifting to more mature branding a simplified web experience.
Before her time at Apple Rafael was a finance VP at Cisco and she also serves on the boards of Echelon and Autodesk.