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

Emmanuel Ogbodo ogbodoeu at
Thu Aug 2 11:28:18 SAST 2012

Congratulation and more grease to your elbow!

On 8/2/12, Yaovi Atohoun <yaovito at> wrote:
> Congratulations and best wishes to Anne.
> Yaovi
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> De : Babusha Radhakissoon <babusha at>
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> 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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> Join us at AFRINIC-17 for our Public Policy Meeting in Khartoum, Sudan, on
> 24 – 30 November 2012
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*Engr. Emmanuel Ogbodo
Principal Network Engineer
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
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