Thomas Stocking Appointed as the new US Chief Operating Officer of

Top Quote This press release announces the exciting growth of in the US, as the company just appointed a new COO and General Manager. End Quote
  • San Francisco, CA (1888PressRelease) October 04, 2011 -, one of the leaders in domain name registrars and VPS Cloud Hosting in Europe, today announced the appointment of Thomas Stocking as COO and General Manager for's US Operations starting in October.

    A co-founder and CTO of GroundWork Open Source, Stocking brings over 20 years of technical and management experience to Gandi US. During his eight years at GroundWork, Stocking held multiple roles, including leadership of the engineering, technical sales, customer support, professional services, and training teams. Recognized for possessing excellent technical, leadership, and team management skills, Stocking was the technical mind within the team that devised the product and open source philosophy of the company.

    Stocking graduated from University of California at Berkeley, CA with a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Mathematics.

    "Iʼm impressed with's bold, honest, 'no bullshit' approach to working with customers and I am looking forward to this opportunity," Stocking said.

    Stephan Ramoin, CEO of, said, "Thomas Stocking brings the perfect mix of entrepreneurial enthusiasm and technical depth that Gandi needs to serve the US market. We are lucky to have him, and we are already relying on his expertise."

    Thomas Stocking's recruitment effort was spearheaded by IQTalent Partners, a hands-on executive recruiting firm dedicated to helping organizations find the best talent.

    About was one of the first domain name registrars approved by ICANN for .COM, .NET, .ORG, .BIZ, .INFO, .NAME, .BE, .FR, .EU domains in France. Gandi considers itself to be an ethical domain name registrar in an industry marked by "grey area" business practices. The company values customers' rights and privacy above all else and seeks to defend these wherever possible.

    Gandi has offices in Paris (France), Baltimore (USA) and Vancouver (Canada). As of June 2011, manages more than 1,150,000 domain names from 198 countries, which places them as first among domain name registrars in France and sixth in Europe.

    For more information, please visit:

    About IQTalent Partners

    IQTalent Partners is an executive recruiting firm that helps clients hire interested and qualified candidates for senior positions in companies and organizations of all sizes, including Fortune 500 firms, start ups, and mission-driven organizations. With offices in Silicon Valley and Washington, DC, our partners work with each client on a personal basis to execute projects with precision and care.

    For more information, please visit:

    IQTalent Partners
    Ryan Polich, e: ryan ( @ ) iqtalentpartners dot com p:(408) 774-4057

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information