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

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Thu Aug 2 08:37:23 SAST 2012

Great! happy to read this Afrinic sure made a right selection and
congratulation to Anne-Rachel, i wish you all the best in your endeavor!


On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 7:15 AM, Yaovi Atohoun <yaovito at> wrote:

> 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:<>
> Contact: press at
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