ICANN CEO Chehadé to Leave Role in 10 Months

The chief executive who sought greater autonomy for the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers — the agency that manages the technical operations of the Internet — has announced he is leaving early next year. Officials of Icann announced that Fadi Chehadé, who has helped lead discussions of Icann’s proposed break with the U.S. government, has informed the nonprofit’s board he is leaving in March 2016 to pursue work in the private sector.