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RegistryPro Appoints New CEO

May 18, 2011 by · Comments Off on RegistryPro Appoints New CEO 

Webmaster ToolboxChicago, Illinois — RegistryPro, the exclusive operator of the .PRO top level domain (TLD) for professionals, today announced that Karim Jiwani has become its new CEO. In this role, Jiwani will be responsible for all aspects of the registry’s operations including strategy, marketing and sales, registrar support, expansion and policy. Jiwani intends to increase the industry awareness for .PRO and expand its reach to encompass all professionals in every field.

In announcing the news, Lucas Roh, CEO of Hostway Corporation, the parent company of RegistryPro, said, “Our registry is poised to grow significantly in the coming years, as the awareness continues to grow for .PRO domains and our backend registry services for other TLD’s. We wanted someone that could expertly grow the registry and take it to the next level. Karim has proven experience in the domain industry and is well respected in the community. With his knowledge and passion, he is well equipped to take the company to the next level in providing registry services to registrars and other TLD’s.” Read more

RegistryPro Announces Official Sponsorship of 36th ICANN International Meeting in Seoul, South Korea

October 20, 2009 by · Comments Off on RegistryPro Announces Official Sponsorship of 36th ICANN International Meeting in Seoul, South Korea 

Hosting Tools CHICAGO, Illinois — RegistryPro, the exclusive operator of the .PRO top-level domain (TLD) on the Internet, announced today it will serve as an official sponsor of the 36th ICANN International meeting in Seoul, South Korea, October 25-30, 2009. The Seoul meeting is the second public ICANN meeting sponsorship for .PRO, the only TLD reserved exclusively for business and service professionals.

“We’re excited to once again support the ICANN International Meeting,” said Catherine Sigmar, general manager of RegistryPro. “.PRO’s dramatic growth in 2009 has given us the opportunity to broaden our efforts to promote and develop the .PRO namespace in these visible and valuable public forums. As one of the fastest growing gTLDs in the industry, meeting sponsorship is a chance for us to connect with our core customers, accredited registrars and those in the industry who may not have discovered the opportunity present in the high-value names still available in .PRO.”

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