Members of the International News Media Association (INMA) elected 10 new executives to its governing Board of Directors during the non-profit organization’s annual business meeting on Wednesday.
The executives elected to the new Board are:
Marcelo Benez, executive commercial director, Folha de S.Paulo, Brazil; David Dinsmore, executive vice president, chief operating officer, group operations and platforms, News UK, United Kingdom; Carsten Erdmann, editor-in-chief, digital products, Funke Media, Germany; Frederic Kachar, chief executive officer, Infoglobo, Brazil; Frank Mahlberg, managing director, BILD and B.Z., Axel Springer, Germany; Mapula Nkosi, managing editor, City Press/Media 24, South Africa; Gerold Riedmann, managing director and editor, Russmedia, Austria; Pam Siddall, co-president, Advance Local, United States.
The new INMA Board’s term begins on June 1. INMA’s past president Damian Eales, global head of transformation for News Corp, also made note of two additional board appointments made since the last business meeting in June 2022.
Pablo Deluca, director of institutional affairs, Infobae, Argentina, is president of the Latin America Division and Petteri Putkiranta, president, news and feature, Sanoma Media Finland, is president of the Europe Division.
Those who stepped down from the Board are Saarah Survé, director of Sekunjalo Media, INMA’s fourth-ever chair of the Young Professionals Committee and Mariano Nejamkis, general manager of Grupo El Comercio, who stepped down as Latin America Division president late last year.
The INMA Board of Directors is the fiduciary body overseeing the association’s activities worldwide.
The International News Media Association is a global community of market-leading news media companies reinventing how they engage audiences and grow revenue. The INMA community consists of more than 21,000 members at 900+ news media companies in 89 countries.