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Dalila Zein appointed Managing Director of AFP
Dalila Zein has been appointed as AFP’s managing director, replacing Fabrice Lacroix. She will take up her post by October 1.
A graduate of EDHEC Business School, Zein, 42, began her career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2000 she joined Lagardère Active (print media, radio/TV, audiovisual production and digital pure players with sales of nearly €1 billion) as administrative controller in charge of magazines.
She became the group’s chief financial officer in 2014 and is a member of its executive committee.
AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, economics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,400 staff spread across almost every country, AFP covers the world 24 hours a day in six languages. AFP delivers the news in video, text, photos, multimedia and graphics to a wide range of customers including newspapers and magazines, radio and TV channels, web sites and portals, mobile operators, corporate clients as well as public institutions.