[npoc-voice] Changes to New GTLD Program Management | ICANN
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- Subject: [npoc-voice] Changes to New GTLD Program Management | ICANN
- From: Eduardo Monge <eduardo.monge@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:07:13 -0600
Dear NPOC Colleagues,
The news about management changes on the new GTLd program were also announced
this morning in Prague during the press conference that announced the new CEO
NPOC Communications Committee Chair
Changes to New GTLD Program Management
21 June 2012
Kurt Pritz has been appointed to take on direct oversight of the entire New
Generic Top-level Domain Program in an interim capacity. He will assume the
responsibilities of New gTLD Program Director Michael Salazar, who has
resigned, in addition to his responsibilities as Senior Vice President for
Kurt will remain in this interim role, building on the significant work done to
date, until a new Program Director is appointed. He is authorized to bring the
full resources available to ICANN to bear on the application evaluation process
to improve customer support, applicant communications, security and reporting.
In this new role, Kurt will report to Akram Atallah, in addition to his current
responsibilities reporting to the CEO.
Several new tools soon will be provided to help applicants with any issues or
questions about the evaluation process.
ICANN is committed to the highest standards of professionalism, reliability and
security in the New Generic Top-level Domain Program.
Sent by David A. Olive, ICANN
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