Marcelo Rech

Journalist, President Brazilian Newspaper Association, Brazil

Marcelo Rech has been the President of the Brazilian Newspaper Association since 2016 and is a columnist for the daily Zero Hora in Southern Brazil. For 27 years he was an executive at RBS Group, where he worked as a reporter, Director of Journalism and Editorial and Institutional Vice President. After graduating in journalism, Marcelo has completed specialisation courses at Kellogg’s Media Management Center and in Media Strategy at Harvard Business School. He is Vice-President of the World Editors Forum, where he was President between 2015 and 2017.