New ICANN Staff Appointments: Human Resources and Chief Registrar Liaison
ICANN is pleased to announce that Andrew Savage has joined ICANN as Head of Human Resources.
Before joining ICANN, Andrew held a variety of senior positions in human resources, most recently as a Human Resources Manager for Pfizer at their Research facility in La Jolla, California.
Before joining Pfizer, Andrew was a Human Resources Manager for Guardian Insurance and also enjoyed a long professional career in HR with The Boots Company, the UK based Health and Beauty Retailer and Manufacturer. A native of the United Kingdom, Andrew has over nineteen years experience in his field in all the major professional disciplines and with an International dimension. He holds Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification in the USA and is also an MBA.
ICANN is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Cole as Chief Registrar Liaison.
Tim is an attorney and he administered the UDRP process for the National Arbitration Forum for several years where he was Director of Internet Dispute Solutions. Through that prior experience he has gained a comprehensive knowledge of registrar issues that will directly aid him in his assignment at ICANN.
In the past Tim was with HealthPartners Inc. in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he held a variety of positions in operations management, and he has also acted as an independent consultant.
More recently he has been based at the Los Angeles office of the Ladas & Parry law firm helping to establish their Digital Brands Practice, which focuses on clients intellectual property concerns on the Internet.