Krista Papac departs ARI Registry Services

22nd August 2012

Melbourne, Australia – 22nd August 2012 - ARI Registry Services today announced that Krista Papac has tendered her resignation as General Manager of Policy & Industry Affairs, effective Wednesday 22nd August 2012.

"It is with great sadness that we see Krista depart ARI Registry Services. We are thankful for her leadership over the past two years and her contribution to helping grow the company into an influential leader within the domain name industry," said Adrian Kinderis, CEO of ARI Registry Services. "We wish Krista every success in the next phase of her career."

"ARI Registry Services is currently in the process of developing a number of new and exciting extensions to our service offering to complement our existing Registry Services business. This includes a consulting service for new Top-Level Domain (TLD) applicants and Top-Level DNS Services. These initiatives have resulted in a need for us to recruit and retain the best talent the industry has to offer, just like we always have."

"Clearly Krista's departure is a loss to our team. However, it does not change our commitment to maintaining our voice and influence within the ICANN community," Mr Kinderis said.

Ms Papac's two years at ARI Registry Services were spent contributing to the company's team focused on ICANN's new TLD program. Krista specifically focused on lobbying, regulatory policy and strategic planning.

During her time at ARI Registry Services, Ms Papac became inspired by the company's entrepreneurial spirit which led to her decision to take the next phase in her career.

"Today is Krista's last day with ARI Registry Services. Please join me in thanking Krista for her valuable contribution and wishing her the best," Mr Kinderis said.

-ENDS-

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ARI Registry Services
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About ARI Registry Services

With over 10 years of experience and clients around the world, ARI Registry Services is a leading provider of domain name registry services for generic Top-Level Domains and Country-Code Top-Level Domains. Our clients recognise the need for expertise, security and reliability in operating a core piece of Internet infrastructure and that's why ARI Registry Services is the provider of choice for governments, major brands and entrepreneurs across the globe.

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