ICANN Resolutions » 2002-10-31 - Executive Search Committee

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2002-10-31 - Executive Search Committee

Resolution of the ICANN Board
Executive Search Committee

Board appoints of members to committee; provides funds for search and transition costs for the next ICANN CEO; authorizes committee to select a search firm to support the search.

ICANN Structures
Meeting Date: 
周四, 31 十月 2002
Resolution Number: 
02.120, 02.121, 02.122, 02.123
Implementation Actions: 
  • Select a search firm.
    • Responsible entity: Executive Search Committee
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: 2002
  • Negotiate the commitment to the search firm.
    • Responsible entity: President
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: 2002
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, the ICANN CEO, Stuart Lynn, has advised the Board of his desires to retire from service to ICANN in the first quarter of 2003;

Whereas, at its meeting on 28 June 2002, the Board established an Executive Search Committee composed of Vinton Cerf (chairman), Linda Wilson, Nii Quaynor, Ivan Moura Campos, Masanobu Katoh, and Rob Blokzijl;

Whereas, the Search Committee is reviewing proposals from several firms to support the search;

Whereas, the Search Committee wishes to expand its membership;

Whereas, the Finance Committee has recommended that the Board authorize the expenditure of up to a total of US$ 250,000 for both search and transition costs for the next ICANN CEO with the understanding that the expenditures may occur in both the current and next fiscal years;

It is therefore resolved [02.120] that Helmut Schink and Michael Roberts are appointed as additional members of the Committee;

Further resolved [02.121] that expenditures not to exceed US$ 250,000 are authorized for total costs of search and transition costs for the next CEO of ICANN;

Further resolved [02.122] that the Executive Search Committee is authorized to select a search firm to support the search; and

Further resolved [02.123] that the President is authorized to negotiate the commitment to the selected search firm under this authorization of resources.

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