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The GAC Elects New Chair and Vice-Chairs

16 October 2014

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With the incumbent Chair of the Governmental Advisory Committee and its three Vice-Chairs having reached the maximum terms of their mandates, the GAC held elections for these four positions during the ICANN 51 meeting in Los Angeles.

Thomas Schneider, the GAC Representative for Switzerland, has been elected as the new GAC Chair. The newly elected Vice-Chairs are GAC Representatives Olga Cavalli of Argentina, Henri Kassen of Namibia and Gema M. Campillos González of Spain.

Furthermore, the GAC decided to appoint two additional Vice-Chairs, Wanawit Ahkuputra of Thailand and Ihsan Durdu of Turkey.

Thomas Schneider

Thomas Schneider

Olga Cavalli

Olga Cavalli

Henri Kassen

Henri Kassen

Gema M. Campillos González

Gema M. Campillos González

Wanawit Ahkuputra

Wanawit Ahkuputra

Ihsan Durdu

Ihsan Durdu