For the first time in three years, Debian has a new leader this week. Lucas Nussbaum was voted by Debian developers to be the new DPL this week. Nussbaum succeeds Stefano Zacchiroli, who decided not to run for re-election this time.
In his DPL platform Nussbaum notes that he has been involved with the project since 2005. Among his contributions is an effort to help improve collaboration with Ubuntu