RESTON, Va., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Public Interest Registry, the not-for-profit operator of the .org domain, today announced the hiring of Marc Saitta as chief financial officer. With extensive experience in developing and executing financial strategies to optimize growth, Saitta will help guide Public Interest Registry's financial and operational procedures, particularly as the organisation prepares to launch the upcoming .ngo and .ong domains.
"Marc's proven track record of successful financial management and organisational leadership, combined with his collaborative and hands-on team approach, will be of asset to Public Interest Registry," said Brian Cute, CEO of Public Interest Registry. "As we continue to grow .org worldwide and prepare to expand our domain portfolio with .ngo and .ong, Marc's financial expertise and entrepreneurial drive will be vital to ensuring strong performance and profitability."
Saitta joins Public Interest Registry from the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators where he served as chief financial officer. During his five-year tenure at AAMVA, Saitta led all financial strategy on behalf of the $40-plus million association, including developing a comprehensive member rebate strategy, diversifying revenue streams, improving governance and compliance practices, and strengthening human resources, resulting in millions of dollars in savings. He previously served in executive financial roles at Hanley Wood, Vois Inc., Smithsonian Business Ventures, America Online and Ogden Corporation. A resident of Chantilly, Saitta is a graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
"I'm delighted to join the mission-driven team at Public Interest Registry during a pivotal stage for the organisation," added Saitta. "As we prepare to venture into new market areas, I look forward to developing a scalable strategy for innovation and business operations so we may better serve the global nonprofit community."
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About Public Interest Registry
Public Interest Registry is a nonprofit corporation that operates the .org top-level domain – the world's third largest "generic" top-level domain with more than 10 million domain names registered worldwide. As an advocate for collaboration, safety and security on the Internet, Public Interest Registry's mission is to empower the global noncommercial community to use the Internet more effectively, and to take a leadership position among Internet stakeholders on policy and other issues relating to the domain naming system. Public Interest Registry was founded by the Internet Society (www.internetsociety.org) in 2002 and is based in Reston, Virginia, USA.
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