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Election of Doreen Bogdan-Martin to the ITU
November 5, 2018

Press Statement
Heather Nauert 
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DCNovember 2, 2018

Heather Nauert stands before flags
Heather Nauert stands before flags

The United States congratulates Doreen Bogdan-Martin for her election as Director of the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) Bureau of Telecommunication Development. We were honored to support her candidacy for this position and believe she is the right person for the job. Ms. Bogdan-Martin is the first woman to be elected for any senior leadership position at the ITU in its 153-year history. With over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications sector, including 14 years focused on the development work of the ITU, Ms. Bogdan-Martin is a strategic leader who will effectively and collaboratively advance the development efforts of the ITU.