World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

World Printers Forum Conference


World Printers Forum Conference


World Printers Forum 2014

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  • Coordinator of Process Engineering at Infoglobo, Brazil
    André Ferreira is Coordinator of Process Engineering at Infoglobo, one of the most important newspaper companies in Brazil. He is responsible for the acceptance process of all production raw...
  • Technical Director Mittelrhein Verlag GmbH Koblenz and CEO Presse Zustelldienst GmbH Koblenz
    Armin Elm is Technical Director at the Mittelrhein Verlag GmbH, Koblenz, and CEO at the Presse Zustelldienst GmbH, Koblenz, Germany. He is responsible for the printing plant, production control, and...
  • Category Director - Paper & Energy, News UK & Ireland Ltd
    Bénédicte Gercke started her career at IFRA in 1996 as a Material Research Engineer. Subsequently, she joined News UK (then News International) in 1999 in a Technical Support role for the Newsprint...
  • Editor in Chief, Hallingdølen, Norway
    Bjarne Tormodsgard is the editor in chief of the local newspaper Hallingdølen, Norway, since 1999. Tormodsgard has 30 years experience in the newspaper industry. He has worked in several local and...
  • Chief of forestry and forestry yield research, Quebec Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks - Canadian Council of Forest Ministers
    Dr. Jean-Pierre Saucier is a forest engineer, and holds a BA (1984) and an MA from the University of Laval, Quebec (1992) in forest management and forestry and a Ph.D. in Forest Science from the...
  • Karl Malik, Publisher, PreMedia Newsletter, Germany
    Publisher, PreMedia Newsletter, Germany
  • Kasturi Balaji, Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., India
    Director, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., India
    Kasturi Balaji was appointed Director of Kasturi & Sons Ltd., publishers of The Hindu, in 2000. He is responsible for technology, production, and ink manufacturing. He is also a member of the...
  • Managing Director, Print Power Europe Ltd and Newvizion Consulting Ltd
    Martyn has spent his career within the paper industry latterly as CEO of Howard Smith Paper, now part of the PaperlinX Group, and CEO of UK merchant Group Premier Paper. He is a member of PwCs’...
  • Muharrem YAŞAR, Quality and Coord. Manager, Zaman Newspaper, Turkey
    Quality and Coord. Manager, Zaman Newspaper, Turkey
    Muharrem Yaşar has been working at the Zaman dailywhich is a broadsheet newspaper, has a daily circulation of more than 1,000,000. Although he is of engineering background, he has mostly concentrated...
  • Digital coordinator, Media Innovation Studio, School of Journalism and Media, University of Central Lancashire, UK
    Paul Egglestone runs the Media Innovation Studio, based in the School of Journalism and Media at the University of Central Lancashire. The Media Innovation Studio is an international research studio...
  • Director, Marketing - Ceylon Newspapers (Pvt) Limited, Sri Lanka
    Saranga held key marketing positions in diversified fields such as rubber product manufacturing, software development and project consulting before he was selected in 2004 to be the youngest...
  • CEO, Technology & Operation at Yedioth group, Yedioth IT
    Assaf Avrahami holds BSc in mechanical and electrical engineering and an MBA in technological management and marketing. He holds a phd degree in the area of industrial management. Avrahami is...
  • President – Topweb LCC, Printing Division, USA
    Rodd joined Topweb LLC (formerly Newsweb) 18 years ago, coming from New Jersey where he was Vice President/General Manager of Able Printing/Shoppers Guide and with USA TODAY before that. He has held...

Date and Location

  • 15 Oct 2014 - 16 Oct 2014

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