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PRESS RELEASE: News Media Europe appoints Wout van Wijk as Executive Director

Press releases , June 30, 2016


BRUSSELS, 30 June 2016

News Media Europe appoints Wout van Wijk as Executive Director

Wout van Wijk will be joining News Media Europe, the association of the modern news media industry in Brussels, as Executive Director on 1 July. Wout replaces Martin Kala, who had been involved with News Media Europe as a consultant since the association’s launch in January. He joins the newly established trade association having previously worked as senior EU public affairs manager at tech company Huawei.

Wout will be joined by Francesco Vinci, who was appointed as Policy Advisor. Prior to this, Francesco worked as consultant at acumen public affairs, managing clients in the technology sector.

About News Media Europe:

News Media Europe is the newly established trade association representing European publishers worth over 12 billion euros and more than 2,100 titles both on printing and digital platforms. NME’s national members include Belgium (Flanders), Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Republic of Ireland, Spain, Sweden, and United Kingdom. It is the first association of publishers to fully embrace today’s digital revolution – which ultimately represents the future of the press sector.

For further information please contact:

Wout van Wijk, Executive Director,

Francesco Vinci, Policy Advisor, 

Tw: @NewsmediaEU