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AFP : Emmanuel Hoog, Chairman and Chief Executive, announces his candidacy for a third term
Emmanuel Hoog, Chairman and Chief Executive of AFP, reappoints for a new 5-year term.
Former INA Chairman, from 2001 to 2010, Emmanuel Hoog, 55, was elected as head of AFP in April 2010 to succeed Pierre Louette. He was reelected for a second term in 2013.
According to the AFP status, the future Chairman will need to collect, to be elected, at least 13 votes within the Executive Board. That authority accounts 18 members: representatives of newspapers, public service broadcasting, government and employees, along with qualified personalities.
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