ICANN Names New Directors, Replaces Facebook Executive

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Two new directors have been picked by ICANN’s Nominating Committee to join the board of directors in November, Domain Incite reported. The two are Mandla Msimang, a South African technology policy consultant and Ihab Osman, a serial director who ran Sudan’s ccTLD two decades ago but currently appears to manage a Saudi Arabian dairy company, the report said. Not returning is Tunisian Khaled Koubaa, head of public policy for North Africa at Facebook, who joined the board with Botterman in 2016 and also previously worked for PIR, Domain Gang reported. In addition, the report said, Dutch domain industry figure Maarten Botterman, who headed Public Interest Registry, has been reappointed for his...

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