[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-community] Sad News

Erlend Oftedal erlend at oftedal.no
Tue May 3 16:17:23 UTC 2016


Very sad news! My thoughts go friends and family.

Erlend
OWASP Norway Chapter

On 3 May 2016 at 17:12, Tony Clarke <tony.clarke at owasp.org> wrote:

> Very sad news.
>
> Tony Clarke
> OWASP Dublin Chapter
>
> On Tue, May 3, 2016 at 3:07 PM, Abdullahi Arabo <abdullahi.arabo at owasp.org
> > wrote:
>
>> Really a sad news. Our (Nigerian) sincere condolences to his family and
>> members of the OWASP for our lost.
>>
>> A Arabo
>>
>>
>> On Tuesday, 3 May 2016, Matt Konda <matt.konda at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> OWASP Community
>>>
>>> May 3, 2016
>>>
>>> Dear Friends,
>>>
>>> It is with great sorrow that I must write to report the sad news of the
>>> death of our Executive Director, Paul Ritchie, after a short illness.
>>>
>>> Paul first joined OWASP in August of 2014 and became the full time
>>> Executive Director in May 2015.  He has helped the organization to grow
>>> globally and has made an enormous difference in our community.  He will be
>>> greatly missed.  He brought order and professionalism.  He raised our own
>>> high expectations and delivered on the things he set out to do.  He made
>>> all of us that worked closely with him better and more effective.  He
>>> helped to set long term strategic goals and managed OWASP’s fiduciary
>>> responsibilities with ease.
>>>
>>> On behalf of the Board of Directors, we will miss Paul for his
>>> leadership and friendly wry knowing smile as the board worked to make
>>> difficult choices.  I doubt I can express my own sinking feeling of grief
>>> at the news, which came suddenly and too early.
>>>
>>> Paul’s family asked that we direct those in the community that would
>>> like to show support or make a donation to do so in Paul Ritchie’s name to
>>> the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at https://www.themmrf.org.
>>> <https://www.themmrf.org/donate-to-mmrf/>
>>>
>>>
>>> Sincerely,
>>>
>>> Matt Konda
>>>
>>> On behalf of the OWASP Global Board
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Dr A Arabo Jr.
>> OWASP Nigerian Chapter
>>
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