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Sarah Stewart named Asia-Pacific Sales and Marketing Director

AFP’s Sales and Marketing department has elected journalist Sarah Stewart Sales and Marketing Director for the Asia-Pacific region.


Sarah Stewart, AFP’s Dubai and Gulf bureau chief since 2019, succeeds Marc Lavine in this position, who has been appointed director for the North American region. Sarah Stewart began her career at AFP as a journalist at the Sydney bureau in 1995. Her new role will take her back to a part of the world she knows well, having spent most of her career in the region: she was previously news editor in Bangkok, Malaysia bureau chief, and also held various positions at AFP’s Asia-Pacific regional headquarters in Hong Kong, where she was deputy desk chief, and then desk chief and deputy regional editor-in-chief.



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