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Cyber security expert Goran Marby named new ICANN CEO

Cyber security expert Goran Marby named new ICANN CEO

ICANN, a non-profit organisation based in California, coordinates, manages and implements worldwide Internet rules and policies by taking views of global community.

Washington: Cyber security expert and former Cisco executive Goran Marby has been named the next President and Chief Executive Officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).

"I am delighted to announce Goran as the new head of ICANN," ICANN Board of Directors Chair Stephen Crocker said in a statement.

ICANN, a non-profit organisation based in California, coordinates, manages and implements worldwide Internet rules and policies by taking views of global community.

Marby, a Swedish citizen, will succeed the current President and CEO Fadi Chehade, whose term ends on March 15, 2016.

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first published:February 09, 2016, 11:15 IST