Akram Atallah has been appointed to take over a new division at ICANN.
According to the ICANN’s Blog , the ICANN president Fade says
“To handle the tremendous increase in scale resulting from the New gTLD Program, and to ensure ICANN’s operational excellence, I am creating a new division that will be called the Generic Domains Division (GDD). Akram Atallah, who is currently the Chief Operating Officer (COO), will become divisional President of the GDD that will include gTLD Operations, DNS Industry Engagement, and Online Community Services.”
The blog continues
“Given Akram’s transition, I’m delighted to announce that Susanna Bennett, an accomplished financial and operational executive in technology services, will be joining us as the new COO. Susanna will help to deliver on ICANN’s agility, accountability and visibility that I discussed at ICANN 46 in Beijing.”