Brussels, 30 June 2020
French publisher Jean-Pierre de Kerraoul elected as new ENPA President.
ENPA, the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association, has elected as new President Jean-Pierre de Kerraoul, President of Sogemedia Group, at its General Assembly which took place today.
The General Assembly also appointed as Vice-Presidents Francois Le Hodey, CEO of the IPM Group in Belgium, next to Valdo Lehari Jr., CEO and Publisher of Reutlinger General-Anzeiger Verlag in Germany.
Jean Pierre de Kerraoul said: “It is a great honour for me today to be elected as President of ENPA, which, since its creation in 1961, advocates strongly for editorial independence, media pluralism and a free and sustainable press. These values must remain at the heart of the European policy agenda, especially at a time where Europe is facing many challenges.”
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ENPA, the European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA) is the largest representative body of newspaper publishers across Europe. ENPA advocates for 16 national associations across 13 European countries, and is a principal interlocutor to the EU institutions and a key driver of media policy debates in the European Union. See: www.enpa.eu/