Published on March 1, 2021
HubSpot, the #1 customer relationship management (CRM) platform for scaling companies, announced today that its CEO, Brian Halligan, was recently injured in a snowmobile accident and that he will take some time away from HubSpot to recover from his injuries. Halligan is expected to make a full and complete recovery.
While Halligan focuses on healing, HubSpot’s Chief Customer Officer, Yamini Rangan, will assume day-to-day operating responsibilities for the organization. HubSpot Board Member and Lead Director Lorrie Norrington said, “We are so happy to hear that Brian is taking time to heal, and while we look forward to welcoming him back, the HubSpot management team is strong, united, and well-positioned to help the organization grow and thrive in Brian’s absence.”
Brian Halligan echoed Lorrie’s sentiment, noting, “I have some broken bones, and I want to make sure I focus on healing so I can return to HubSpot stronger than ever. I have full confidence in Yamini, Dharmesh, and the management team to continue helping our employees, customers, and partners while I’m out, and am grateful to them for their support and for space to focus on my recovery.”
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