17 Aug '11, 8am

CEO Rod Beckstrom to Leave ICANN in 2012: The introduction of internationalized domain names under his watch has...

As first announced by ICANN CEO Rod Beckstrom himself via twitter and then confirmed by a press release by ICANN (PDF), Beckstrom will step down at the end of his 3 year contract at the end June 2012. In the note on Twitter , Beckstrom wrote: I have decided to wrap up my service at ICANN July 2012. Press release soon Apparently emphasizing that it was his decision to leave. He will leave ICANN after the first application window for new gTLDs, but before the first new gTLDs become operational. See the full text of the press release after the jump. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 16, 2011 BECKSTROM TO LEAVE ICANN AT END OF HIS TERM Rod Beckstrom will continue to fulfill his term as ICANN’s President and CEO, which will be completed on 1 July 2012. He has held this position since 1 July 2009. “I am incredibly proud of ICANN’s achievements throughout my tenure,” said Beck...

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