PARIS, FRANCE – June 28, 2023 – Gandi.net (Gandi), the leading domain and web hosting specialist and part of Your.Online, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chief Operating Officer (COO) Arnaud Franquinet as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mr Franquinet will succeed Stephan Ramoin, who decided to step down as CEO and become Chairman of the Your.Online Advisory Board.
Having served as the COO of Gandi since 2017, Arnaud is intimately familiar with the company’s strategy, operations and culture. This ensures a seamless CEO transition and underscores Gandi’s commitment to maintaining stability and continuity in its leadership team and within the organization. With his extensive experience and deep understanding of the industry, Mr. Franquinet is poised to lead Gandi into its next phase, fully supported by the dedicated employees at Gandi. His contributions and achievements have earned him recognition within the industry, including his role as an elected Member of the Board of Directors of AFNIC (.FR), the governing body for the French domain name registry, and his previous position as an elected Member of the UK Registry Advisory Council of Nominet (.UK).
“I am honored to assume the role of CEO at Gandi, a company I have been proudly part of since 2017. I am excited to lead our talented team and build upon our successes, working closely with colleagues from Your.Online. Together, we will solidify Gandi’s position as a trusted leader in the domain and web hosting industry.”ARNAUD FRANQUINET, CEO GANDI.NET
“Arnaud’s appointment as CEO reflects the strength and depth of our internal talent pool. I am confident that under his leadership, Gandi will continue to thrive, delivering outstanding services and exceeding customer expectations. Together, Arnaud and the Gandi team, supported by Stephan Ramoin in the Your.Online Advisory Board, are committed to upholding the company’s high standards of excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction. With their collective expertise and passion, they will continue to drive Gandi’s growth and deliver exceptional services to clients.”ABE BAKKER, CEO YOUR.ONLINE