By Claude Mussou
Mathieu Gallet, former deputy chief of the staff for Frederic Mitterrand , French minister of Culture and communication, has been appointed as Ina‘s president after Emmanuel Hoog was elected president of the French Press Agency (AFP) on April 15th. AFP is one of the top four press agencies in the world with journalists working in 165 countries and offices in 115 countries.
Mathieu Gallet, 33 years old, has graduated from Bordeaux Institute of Political Sciences and holds a Masters degree in business from the Sorbonne. He had been working in the Media industry (Pathé, Canal+) before he started a career in public affairs, chief advisor to several French ministers.