Shock Announcement That auDA CEO To Depart After 16 Years

In a shock announcement Thursday, the Board of auDA announced it was ending the contract of CEO, Chris Disspain. According to a news release, Mr Disspain’s contract was due for renewal later this year, but the Board agreed new leadership was required to take the organisation forward.

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The Board acknowledged and thanked Mr. Disspain, as founding CEO of auDA, for the hard work and visionary leadership he has demonstrated throughout his tenure, helping to cement the organisation’s standing as a one of the world’s best practice ccTLD managers.

auDA’s current Chief Operations and Policy Officer, Jo Lim has been appointed Acting CEO and the Board will undertake an executive search to fill the position over the next six months.