In the coming years, the representative of the Czech Republic will lead the influential international organization, which coordinates, among other things, the allocation of IP addresses in Europe.
The new chairman of the board RIPE NCC he becomes Executive Director of the Local National Sphere CZ.NIC Ondrej Philip. He takes up the position from 1 September 2022.
Philip RIPE NCC Board Member since 2019was also elected in May this year for a second term. As president, he replaces him Christian Kaufmannwho will move to the ICANN Board of Directors (but will remain a member of the RIPE NCC Board of Directors until 2023).
“For me, being appointed to the Board of Directors of such an important organization as RIPE NCC is a great honor and at the same time a reward for my work in the field of Internet development not only in the Czech Republic, but also in the world. I am pleased to accept the appointment because it comes at a time when RIPE NCC is facing challenges Escalation of Military Conflicts in the Regions I Serve I feel equally strongly about my recent election to the position of Crypto Officer, that is, my appointment among the 14 trusted representatives of the international Internet community (Trusted Community Representatives), who have been entrusted by ICANN with oversight for the health of the root zone security process, Ie Internet at the highest level. Philip comments on his appointment.