February 27, 2015 9:01 am Sydney, 25 February 2015: Leading Australian web hosting company, Crucial, has announced the appointment of Michael McGoogan as the new Chairman of the Board.Mr McGoogan, who has over 10 years experience in the hosting industry and was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, founded UberGlobal, which grew to become Australia’s second largest hosting company.He joins Crucial’s Board in the wake of UberGlobal’s recent acquisition by MelbourneIT, bringing his knowledge and experience to help guide Crucial through its next growth phase.Crucial CEO, Ijan Kruizinga, said, “Michael will be an invaluable member of the Crucial Board and we’re looking forward to working with him. His experience in the Hosting industry, both in Australia and overseas, coupled with his passion and enthusiasm, will help us drive the business forward.”Mr McGoogan said he is looking forward to the role “Crucial is in a very strong position and has an amazing culture. I am excited to be stepping into the chairmanship at a time when the industry is so well poised for future growth.”Crucial, which featured in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 and BRW Fast 100, is planning substantial growth for the 2015-16 financial year as it further realigns itself with the needs of Australian small businesses.ENDS
ABOUT CRUCIAL: Crucial is one of Australia’s premier web hosting and domain companies. With a proven track record and over 11 years of experience, Crucial helps Australian small businesses succeed online through innovative hosting products and exceptional customer support. Crucial is led by an ambitious management team, who continually strive to set new benchmarks in service excellence and quality within the hosting industry. This excellence has been recognised and rewarded with multiple awards including CRN Fast 50, Anthill Smart 50, BRW Fast 100 and Deloitte Technology Fast 50.
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