Fernando de Yarza elected president of WAN-IFRA

At the 71st World News Media Congress held from Jun 01-03, 2019 at Glasgow, WAN-IFRA announced the election of Fernando de Yarza López-Madrazo as the association’s new President. He is the current president of Henneo in Spain. WAN-IFRA also appointed a new President and a new Vice President of the World Editors Forum. Fourteen executives from leading news media companies were also elected to new terms on the board of WAN-IFRA.

Together with Stig Ørskov, CEO, JP/Politikens Hus, Denmark, who was elected Vice President of the association during the event, Lisa MacLeod (Tiso Blackstar, South Africa), Paul Verwilt (Mediahuis, Belgium), Gerald Grünberger (VÖZ, Austria), Phillip Crawley (The Globe and Mail, Canada), Karin Pettersson (Schibsted, Sweden), Marcelo Rech (RBS, Brazil), and Warren Fernandez (The Straits Times, Singapore) will form the new Executive Board of WAN-IFRA for the two coming years.

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