[Community-Discuss] AFRINIC Interim CEO

Boubakar Barry boubakarbarry at gmail.com
Mon Jun 17 14:32:33 UTC 2019

On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 12:52 PM Sander Steffann <sander at steffann.nl> wrote:

> Hello all,
> > Op 16 jun. 2019, om 21:37 heeft Sander Steffann <sander at steffann.nl>
> het volgende geschreven:
> >
> >> As Community are aware, Mr Alan Peter Barrett, the Chief Executive
> Officer of AFRINIC, submitted his resignation on 27 April 2019 with effect
> from 26 July  2019.
> >>
> >> At its meeting of 14 June 2019, the Board appointed Mr Patrisse Deesse,
> the Finance Director, as Interim Chief Executive Officer with effect from
> 27 July 2019 until a new Chief Executive Officer assumes AFRINIC duties. Mr
> Deesse and Mr Barret will work together between 1 July 2019 and 26 July
> 2019 and finalise the handing over process.
> >
> > Out of curiosity, who will take over the CFO role from Mr Deesse?
> Replying to myself to make sure that all relevant information is shared
> fairly within this community: one of the board members has informed me
> off-list that nobody will take over the CFO role, and there will therefore
> not be a CFO while Mr Deesse takes the role of interim CEO.

That board member should be bold enough to post the information on this

Or is this a strategy to divide the board by having them suspect each

This is really low-level politics, to say the least. Deplorable, and
doesn't have its place here.


> Cheers,
> Sander
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