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9 elected to terms on INMA Board of Directors

7 June 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. (7 June 2018) – The International News Media Association (INMA) today announced nine executives have been elected to its Board of Directors.

Ratified by INMA members at the association’s annual business meeting, the Board members elected or ratified to terms are:

  • Olivier Bonsart, president and CEO, 20 Minutes, France.
  • John Boynton, president and CEO, Torstar, Canada.
  • Brooke Christofferson, vice president - client strategy, Gannett, United States (North America Division president).
  • Kirk Davis, CEO, GateHouse Media, United States.
  • Michael Doorly, CEO, Independent News & Media, Ireland.
  • Stephen Dunbar-Johnson, president, international, New York Times Company.
  • Gregory Hywood, CEO, Fairfax Media, Australia.
  • D.D. Purkayastha, managing director and CEO, ABP, India.
  • Rajiv Verma, CEO, HT Media Ltd., India (South Asia Division president).  

Meanwhile, six members stepped down from the INMA Board, including Susie Gray Biehle of the Austin American-Statesman, United States; Matthew Ipsan of Accudata/Lee Enterprises, United States (North America Division president); Murdoch MacLennan of Independent News & Media, Ireland; Sandy MacLeod, formerly of Toronto Star, Canada; Thomas Peterssohn of Conzentio, Sweden; and Monica Ray of Condé Nast, United States.

The INMA Board of Directors is the governing body of the 87-year-old non-profit association.

The International News Media Association (INMA) is a global community of market-leading news media companies reinventing how they engage audiences and grow revenue in a multi-media environment. The fast-growing INMA community consists of more than 9,000 executives at 700+ media companies in 68 countries. INMA is the news media industry’s foremost ideas-sharing network with members connected via conferences, reports, webinars, chats, and an unparalleled archive of best practices.



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