Head of domains division exits ICANN.
Cyrus Namazi has left his role as Vice President of the Global Domains Division (GDD) at ICANN effective immediately.
In a statement on the ICANN web site, ICANN CEO Göran Marby said that his co-deputy, Theresa Swinehart, will oversee GDD until a replacement is found.
Namazi had been at ICANN for seven years. He started as the Vice President of Domain Name Services & Industry Engagement. In February of 2019, he was named VP of the GDD.
While overseeing GDD, he was instrumental in removing price caps on domain names including .org and .biz.
His LinkedIn profile does not list a new job yet.