Re: [AfrICANN-discuss] Tr : [AfriNIC-announce] Ms Anne-Rachel Inné appointed AFRINIC Chief Operations Officer

Alice Munyua alice at
Thu Aug 2 08:21:01 SAST 2012

Congratulations Anne-rachel.

Alice Munyua

> Congratulations and best wishes to Anne.
> Yaovi
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> *De :* Babusha Radhakissoon <babusha at>
> *À :* announce at
> *Envoyé le :* Mardi 31 juillet 2012 13h25
> *Objet :* [AfriNIC-announce] Ms Anne-Rachel Inné appointed AFRINIC 
> Chief Operations Officer
> *Ms Anne-Rachel Inné appointed AFRINIC Chief Operations Officer*
> *Cybercity, Ebene, Mauritius, 31 July 2012*- After a rigorous 
> recruitment process, it is my pleasure to announce the appointment of 
> Ms Anne-Rachel Inné as Chief Operations Officer of AFRINIC.
> Ms Inné brings to AFRINIC a wealth of experience having worked for 
> many years at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers 
> (ICANN) where she was latterly the Manager Regional Relations, Africa. 
> Ms Inné is well known in the African Internet community from her past 
> 14 years service first as representative of African private sector at 
> DNSO, consultant and staff at ICANN, and her continuous active 
> involvement with AFRINIC, AfTLD and AfNOG communities at different levels.
> As Manager Regional Relations, Ms Inné served as ICANN's primary link 
> to the African regional community (Governments, Private Sector, Civil 
> Society, Academia, Media, Individual users, and Regional Internet 
> Registries, among other groups).
> Prior to joining ICANN, Ms Inné was an entrepreneur and consultant in 
> the Information Communication Technology for development (ICT4D) 
> sector. She has also previously worked as a model, a 
> translator/Interpreter, a sales manager and a highly appreciated ICT4D 
> consultant. She is a founding member of the African Enterprise network.
> She produced and publicised Learning by Doing at the Institute for 
> Communications and Development: Lessons emerging from the ICT Stories 
> Projects for the benefit of projects and the wider community. She was 
> a member of the Bureau of the African Group at World Summit on the 
> Information Society (WSIS) as a representative of the African Private 
> Sector and a Member of the Gender Coalition during WSIS and helped 
> write Creating Your Own National Gender Programme -- A Practical Guide.
> Ms Inné is featured as ICT Expert in the International Labour 
> Organisation/International Organisation for Migration (ILO/IOM) book 
> for the AUC: African Women at the Service of the Union.
> In 2010 Ms Inné was awarded both the Network Information & 
> Infrastructure (NI&I) Service Award for 2010 in recognition of her 
> contribution to improving and sustaining Africa's Internet environment 
> and the AFRINIC Leadership Award for her demonstrated immense 
> commitment and continued engagement with AFRINIC & African Network 
> Operators' Group (AfNOG) communities in the interest of Africa as a whole.
> She holds a Master of Literature and an MBA in International 
> Finance/Economics.
> "/As a member of the community who worked towards the establishment of 
> AFRINIC, I am very proud to join a team which has demonstrated that 
> little stands in the way of will and a job well done! It is a 
> privilege to continue serving our region and community as COO of 
> AFRINIC/," says Ms Inné on her appointment.
> We are very proud at AFRINIC to soon welcome her among us and I am 
> personally excited to be able work with her in achieving our mission 
> and objectives in Africa. Ms Inné will take up the appointment on 15 
> August 2012.
> *Adiel Akplogan*
> *AFRINIC Chief Executive Officer*
> **
> For more information, please visit: 
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> Contact: press at <mailto:press at>
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