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Manfred Werfel

Manfred Werfel

Director, World Printers Forum, WAN-IFRA, Germany

Manfred Werfel is Deputy CEO and Executive Director, Global Events, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. He is responsible for the World News Media Congress and the World Publishing Expo. He takes also care of the World Printers Forum of, the print community within WAN-IFRA. He heads a department with expo, sales and conference specialists as well as newspaper production experts.

Since 1996 Werfel was part of WAN-IFRA’s management team. Over time he was responsible for Research, WAN-IFRA Reports, Committees, Consulting, Training, Print Quality Projects, Events, Innovation Projects, World Press Trends, Congress, World Printers Forum and Expo. In 2012 he acted as Interim CEO.

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