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David Millikin appointed North America Sales and Marketing Director
Brings long North America experience to developing AFP’s regional business.
David Millikin, AFP’s Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific bureau chief since 2017, has been appointed as Sales and Marketing Director for North America by the group’s commercial management.
He will bring to the job nearly 40 years of experience at Agence France-Presse and has held the most senior editorial and management roles in North America, giving him a unique insight into the US and Canadian media and corporate markets that he will be in charge of developing.
Millikin was North America regional director from 2012-2017, after completing stints as the region’s editor-in-chief and State Department correspondent. He also held various roles in AFP’s offices in Hong Kong, Jerusalem, Paris and in Sydney, where he completed two tours managing AFP’s editorial and commercial operations for Oceania.
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