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

Adam Peake ajp at
Thu Aug 2 10:17:29 SAST 2012

what great news for AFRINIC and Anne-Rachel!  congratulations.


On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 4:14 PM, Chris Mulola <chris.mulola at> wrote:
> Congratulations AR, all the best,
> Chris
> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Yaovi Atohoun <yaovito at> wrote:
>> Congratulations and best wishes to Anne.
>> Yaovi
>> ----- Mail transféré -----
>> 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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>> 24 – 30 November 2012
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> Chris Mulola
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