Houlin Zhao of China was re-elected to the post of ITU Secretary General for the next four years (2019 to 2023).
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies has also elected five officials of its management team.
Malcolm Johnson of the United Kingdom was re-elected to the post of ITU Deputy Secretary General.
Dr Chaesub Lee of the Republic of Korea was re-elected to the post of Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB).
Mario Maniewicz of Uruguay was elected to the post of Director of ITU’s Radiocommunication Bureau (BR).
Doreen Bogdan-Martin of the United States was elected to the post of Director of ITU’s Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT). Bogdan-Martin is the first woman elected to an ITU leadership position in the Union’s 153-year history.