Executive Board

Members of the  Executive Board assist the management in executing the mission and vision of WAN-IFRA and smoothly runs the organisation. They work to ensure that the organisation benefits all members, advances the news media profession and improves the community.

President

Fernando de Yarza López-Madrazo

President, Henneo Media, S.A. (Spain)


Vice President

Stig Ørskov

Chief Executive Officer, JP|Politikens Hus A/S (Denmark)


Treasurer

Paul Verwilt

Chief Operations Officer, Mediahuis NV (Belgium)


Representing WAN-IFRA’s Directors of Member Associations Committee

Gerald Grünberger

Geschäftsführer, VÖZ – Verband Österreichischer Zeitungen (Austria)


Representing WAN-IFRA’s World Editors Forum Board

Warren Fernandez

Editor-in-Chief, The Straits Times & SPH’s English/Malay/Tamil Media Group, Singapore Press Holdings LTD, (Singapore)


Brazil

Marcelo Rech

President, ANJ – Associação Nacional de Jornais


Canada

Phillip Crawley

Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, The Globe and Mail


Germany

Valdo Lehari Jr.

Publisher and Chief Executive Officer, Reutlinger General-Anzeiger Verlags


New Zealand

Sinead Boucher

Chief Executive Officer, Stuff Limited


Nigeria

Toyosi Ogunseye

Head of West Africa, BBC Nigeria Limited


Philippines

Sandy Prieto-Romualdez

President & Chief Executive Officer, Philippine Daily Inquirer – Group Chief Executive Officer, Inquirer Group