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ICANN gets a new European chief

ICANN has moved long-time head of North America stakeholder engagement Chris Mondini to head up the organization’s European office. Mondini will take over the role of vice president of stakeholder engagement for Europe and will also become managi...
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Kamel’s deputy gets promoted at ICANN

ICANN has promoted Mandy (Kathryn) Carver to the position of senior VP for governmental and intergovernmental engagement, replacing her late boss, Tarek Kamel. Carver has been with ICANN for 13 years and reported to Kamel, as a plain VP, for the last s...
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Former NTIA chief Redl now working for Amazon

David Redl, the former head of the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration has joined Amazon as an internet governance advisor, I’ve learned. I don’t know whether he’s taken a full-time job or is a contractor, bu...
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US official Heineman joins GoDaddy

Former US government official Ashley Heineman has joined the staff of GoDaddy. Heineman was until quite recently a policy specialist at the US National Telecommunications and Information Administration and the US representative on ICANN’s Governm...
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Somber mood as ICANN 66 opens in Montreal

The opening ceremony of ICANN’s 66th public meeting set a somber tone, as leaders bade farewell to recently departed and departing colleagues. Outgoing chair Cherine Chalaby and CEO Göran Marby delivered eulogies respectively to senior vice presi...
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