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Fabrice Lacroix appointed AFP deputy managing director
Fabrice Lacroix, 43, currently deputy managing director for management and means at France Télévisions, appointed deputy managing director at AFP from 18 April 2016.
Fabrice Lacroix will be deputy to AFP managing director Rémi Tomaszewski.
Fabrice Lacroix is a graduate of l’ESCP (1995), Sciences Po (1999) and l’ENA (2001-2003).
He began his career as deputy head of products at the SNCF, then deputy to the Moscow head of “Renault V.I.”. In 2003, on leaving l’ENA, he joined the budget management department in the finance ministry with responsibility for the rail sector (SNCF, RFF, major infrastructure projects).
In 2006 he became deputy financial director then financial director of Radio France.
He became the secretary general of the Grand Palais des Champs-Elysées in 2009 tasked in particular with preparing the monument’s future architectural projects and to launch the merger with the Réunion des musées nationaux. In 2011 he became cooperation and cultural action advisor to the French ambassador in Kenya.
He joined the France Télévisions group in June 2012, first as deputy managing director responsible for management and finances and then, from 2014, as deputy managing director for resources.
AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,326 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.