Board of Directors

The INMA Board of Directors is the association's governing body, responsible for the strategy and direction of INMA worldwide. Often referred to as the “International Board,” volunteers serve two- and three-year terms and are elected annually by INMA members.


  • President
    Damian Eales
    Global Head of Transformation
    News Corp
    New York, United States
  • First Vice President
    Maribel Perez Wadsworth
    USA Today Network | Gannett
    McLean, United States
  • Second Vice President
    Stephen Dunbar-Johnson
    President, International
    New York Times Company
    London, United Kingdom
  • Past President
    Eduardo Garces
    General Manager
    El Espectador/Comunican S.A.
    Bogotá, Colombia
  • Treasurer
    Sandy Naudé
    CEO Africa Community Media
    Independent Newspapers
    Cape Town, South Africa

Regional Presidents

  • Europe Division President
    Gerold Riedmann
    Managing Director
    Schwarzach, Austria
  • North America Division President
    Ann Poe
    Senior Director of Digital Consumer Revenue
    Advance Local
    Austin, United States
  • South Asia Division President
    Praveen Someshwar
    CEO and Managing Director
    HT Media LTD
    New Delhi, India
  • Latin America Division President
    Mariano Nejamkis
    General Manager Press and Digital Business
    El Comercio
    Lima, Perù


  • Board Member
    Mari-Marthe Aamold
    General Manager and CFO
    Bergens Tidende and Stavanger Aftenblad
    Oslo, Norway
    Young Professionals Committee Chair
  • Board Member
    Marcelo Benez
    Executive Commercial Director
    Folha de S.Paulo
    São Paulo, Brazil
  • Board Member
    Alexandra Beverfjord
    CEO & Editor in Chief
    Oslo, Norway
  • Board Member
    P.J. Browning
    President Newspaper Division
    Evening Post Publishing
    Charleston, United States
  • Board Member
    Lotta Edling
    Editorial Director
    Bonnier News
  • Board Member
    María Eugenia Ferré-Rangel
    Chairwoman of the Board
    GFR Media
    San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Board Member
    Carsten Erdmann
    Editor-in-Chief Digital
    Funke Media
    Berlin, Germany
  • Board Member
    Sanjay Gupta
    Editor In Chief & CEO
    Jagran Prakashan
    New Delhi, India
  • Board Member
    Chris Janz
    Chief Digital and Publishing Officer
    Sydney, Australia
  • Board Member
    Frederic Kachar
    Chief Executive Officer
    InfoGlobo Comunicações
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Board Member
    Debby Krenek
    Newsday Media Group
    Melville, United States
  • Board Member
    Gary Liu
    Chief Executive Officer
    South China Morning Post
    Hong Kong, China
  • Board Member
    Frank Mahlberg
    Managing Director BILD Media Group
    Axel Springer
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Board Member
    Mapula Nkosi
    Daily Sun
    Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Board Member
    Martha Ortiz
    Chief Editor
    El Colombiano
    Medellín, Colombia
  • Board Member
    Pam Siddall
    Advance Local
    Wilmington, United States
  • Board Member
    Sivakumar Sundaram
    Chairman of the Executive Committee
    Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd. (BCCL)
    New Delhi, India
  • Board Member
    Siv Juvik Tveitnes
    Executive Vice President of News Media
    Oslo, Norway
  • Board Member
    Suzi Watford
    Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Membership Officer
    The Wall Street Journal
    New York, United States
  • Board Member
    Gert Ysebaert
    Chief Executive Officer
    Antwerp, Belgium
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