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ITU management team

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ITU Leadership team

The top five officials of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) were elected by Member States from around the world during the organization’s 21st Plenipotentiary Conference (PP-22) in September and October 2022.​

ITU SGDoreen Bogdan-Martin

ITU Secretary-General​

Doreen Bogdan-Martin took office as ITU Secretary-General on 1 January 2023. With over two decades of leadership experience in global telecommunications policy, she has emphasized the need for digital transformation to achieve economic prosperity, job creation, skills development, gender equality, and socio-economic inclusion, as well as to build circular economies, reduce climate impact, and save lives.

Video interview
Secretary-General's corner

ITU DSG Tomas Lamanauskas

ITU Deputy Secretary-General​

Tomas Lamanauskas took office as ITU's Deputy Secretary-General on 1 January 2023. He is committed to forging impact-driven partnerships, helping the industry cut emissions, foste​​ring collaboration across ITU's radiocommunication, standardization, and development activities, and focusing on results, and readying ITU for an increasingly dynamic future. 

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Deputy Secretary-General's corner​


Director BR

Mario Maniewicz

Director of the ITU Radiocommunication Bureau​

Mario Maniewicz began his second term as Director of ITU's Radiocommunication Bureau (BR) on 1 January 2023. He has set out to increase the engagement of developing countries in managing radio-frequency spectrum and satellite orbit resources while ensuring ITU keeps pace with the rapid evolution of technologies and networks globally.

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Dire​ctor's corner 

director TSB

Seizo Onoe

Director of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Bureau

Seizo Onoe took office as Director of ITU's Telecommunication Standardization Bureau (TSB) on 1 January 2023. He aims to promote open and inclusive standardization for the numerous, increasingly interconnected systems and technologies that drive today's world, aligning international telecom and digital standards with sustainable development.  ​

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Dire​ctor's corner​​

director BDT

​Cosmas Zavazava​​

Director of the ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau

Cosmas Zavazava took office as Director of ITU's Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) on 1 January 2023. He is focused on bridging digital divides, fostering digital skills, and making digital technologies and services affordable to everyone, everywhere, as well as helping countries upgrade their regulatory frameworks and infrastructure.​

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Director's corner​​