Board members of WAN-Ifra's World Printers Forum have held their first meeting following elections last December 2016.
Members met at DMG Media in London at the invitation of group paper director Rick Stunt.
Pictured from left are Menno Jansen (QI Press Controls/EAE), Sanat Hazra (Bennett, Coleman & Co - The Times of India Group), Michael Hirthammer (Sun Chemical), Anu Ahola (UPM Paper), Andreas Gierth (Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung), Carl Conrad Mäder, Peder Schumacher (V-TAB), Josef Konrad Schießl (Süddeutscher Verlag Zeitungsdruck), Rick Stunt (dmg-media), Mujo Selimović (Oslobodjenje newspaper), and Herbert Kaiser (KBA-Digital & Web Solutions).
Not in the picture are new members Dieter Betzmeier (manroland web systems) and Jan Kasten (ppi Media).
Rick Stunt has been elected chair and Herbert Kaiser as vice-chair.
The board reviewed the work of the WPF since last October, discussed World Press Trends and the developments in certain markets and technologies. It made decisions about new projects, the WPF Conference for 2017 and the activities in conjunction with Ifra Expo in October this year.
Details are available here.