New CEO Appointed for .ZA

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ZADNA announce the appointment of Mr. Molehe Wesi as its new Chief Executive Officer. Wesi is a reputable Information Communication Technology (ICT) expert; he brings to the position a wealth of experience and expertise. He joins the organization on August 3rd, 2020.

Prior to his appointment at ZADNA, he held various roles including, Deputy Director of IT Strategic Support and Client Services at the University of Pretoria from April 2018. He also held a position of Director of IT Service Delivery at University of Johannesburg from December 2014 to March 2018, during this period. He was also appointed to serve as acting Executive Director of Information and Communication Systems from July 2017 to March 2018.

“We are confident that Mr. Wesi’s strong industry knowledge and management expertise will reinforce stability within the organization in order to fulfil ZADNA statutory mandate. His capabilities will enable the organization to enhance business sustainability, drive innovation, stimulate the .za domain name registration growth and ensure that ZADNA maintains an inclusive policy process,” says ZADNA board chairperson, Ms. Palesa Legoze.

Wesi says he is delighted to be appointed to lead the organization, “it is an honour to be given the opportunity to lead the organization and to ensure that the .za namespace is stable and resilient. I am looking forward to working closely with all stakeholders and to ensure that the management and administration of the namespace comply with international best practise and that .za remains the preferred domain name registered by South Africans “.

Mr. Molehe Wesi, ZADNA CEO.

Mr. Wesi is taking over from Mr. Peter Madavhu, who has served as acting Chief Executive Officer from January 2019 to July 2020.

The .ZA Domain Name Authority (ZADNA) is a not-for-profit company established in terms of section 59 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act, 2002 (Act 25 of 2002), mandated to regulate the .za namespace and ensure its efficient use, management and administration.

ZADNA is accountable to the South African Department of Communications and Digital Technology (DCDT).

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Adebunmi Akinbo

One thought on “New CEO Appointed for .ZA

  1. The appointment of Mr.Wesi with his wealth of experience is very encouraging, I he believe he will deliver.
    This Organization is managing the namespace of South Africa which is very necessary in ICT sector.
    Would please help me with some of the major activities and programs this Institution is involved with?
    This will help me in my Country, Liberia.
    Mohammed V Kamara
    Director of ICT
    Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications

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