Swedish telecom chief Marby named CEO of ICANN 

Tuesday 9 February 2016 | 11:21 CET | News
Goran Marby, the director-general of the Swedish Post and Telecom authority, was named the next president and CEO of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Marby will succeed existing president and CEO Fadi Chehade whose term finishes on 15 March. Besides acting as director Sweden's telecom authority, Marby was a technology CEO and start-up founder.

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Companies: Icann / PTS
Countries: World
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