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
    Eduardo Garces Lopez
    Gerente General
    El Espectador/Comunican S.A.
    Bogota, Colombia
  • Vice President
    Damian Eales
    Chief Operating Officer, Publishing
    News Corp Australia
    Surry Hills, Australia
  • Past President
    Mark Challinor
    Commercial Director
    Trinity Mirror
    London, United Kingdom
  • Treasurer
    Ross McPherson
    Executive Chairman
    McPherson Media Group
    Shepparton, Australia
  • Brazil Division President
    Marcelo Benez
    Diretor Executivo Comercial
    Empresa Folha da Manhã S/A
    São Paulo, Brazil
  • Europe Division President
    Trude Brinck-Johnsen Margel
    Managing Director
    Itera Norge AS, Avd. Itera Gazette
    Oslo, Norway
  • Latin America Division President
    Martha Ortíz Gomez
    Editor in Chief
    El Colombiano
    Medellin, Colombia
  • North America Division President
    Matthew Ipsan
    Executive Vice President
    Birmingham, United States
  • South Asia Division President
    Rajiv Verma
    Chief Executive Officer
    HT Media LTD
    New Delhi, India


  • Board Member
    Chris Blaser
    VP, Audience & Circulation
    Las Vegas Review-Journal
    Las Vegas, United States
  • Board Member
    Olivier Bonsart
    Managing Director
    Sipa Ouest-France
    Rennes, France
  • Board Member
    Stephen Dunbar-Johnson
    President, International
    International New York Times
    Paris, France
  • Board Member
    Espen Egil Hansen
    Editor in Chief/CEO
    Oslo, Norway
  • Board Member
    Pit Gottschalk
    FUNKE Mediengruppe
    Essen, Germany
  • Board Member
    Susie Gray Biehle
    Austin American-Statesman
    Austin, United States
  • Board Member
    Sanjay Gupta
    Editor In Chief & CEO
    Jagran Prakashan Ltd.
    New Delhi, India
  • Board Member
    Gregory Hywood
    Chief Executive Officer
    Fairfax Media Limited
    Pyrmont, Australia
  • Board Member
    Frederic Kachar
    Chief Executive Officer
    InfoGlobo Comunicações S.A.
    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Board Member
    Murdoch MacLennan
    Chief Executive Officer
    Telegraph Media Group
    London, United Kingdom
  • Board Member
    Sandy MacLeod
    Toronto, Canada
  • Board Member
    Frank Mahlberg
    Managing Director BILD Group
    Axel Springer SE
    Hamburg, Germany
  • Board Member
    Paulo Mira
    President & CEO
    PHD Mobi
    Miami, USA
  • Board Member
    Sandy Naudé
    CEO Africa Community Media
    Independent Media
    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Board Member
    Changhee Park
    Chief Operating Officer
    JoongAng Ilbo
    Seoul, South Korea
  • Board Member
    Maribel Perez Wadsworth
    Senior Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer
    Gannett Co., Inc.
    Mc Lean, United States
  • Board Member
    Thomas Peterssohn
    Chief Executive Officer
    HSS Media
    Vasa, Finland
  • Board Member
    Grzegorz Piechota
    Research Associate at Harvard Business School
    Warsaw, Poland
  • Board Member
    Monica Ray
    Executive Vice President, Consumer Marketing
    Condé Nast
    New York, United States
  • Board Member
    Pam Siddall
    Advance Central Services, Inc
    Wilmington, United States
  • Board Member
    Suzi Watford
    Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer
    The Wall Street Journal
    New York, United States