Bertrand Pecquerie is the CEO of the Global Editors Network.
The Global Editors Network is the leading organisation fostering media innovation for editors across all platforms – print, digital, mobile or broadcast. GEN is a community of more than 4,000 Editors-in-Chief and media innovators.
From 2003 to 2011 Bertrand Pecquerie was the director of the World Editors Forum, the organisation for editors within the World Association of Newspapers (now merged with the IFRA). From 1996 to 2002 he headed World Media Live, developed for news media in seven different languages. World Media Live was a subsidiary of Vivendi Universal in charge of international websites (Cannes Film Festival, Tour de France…).
From 1989 to 2001 he served as CEO of the World Media Network, a press syndicate gathering major newspapers around the globe: El Pais, La Stampa, Libération, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Der Standard, Al Ahram, An Nahar, Yomiuri Shimbun, Folha de S. Paulo, La Nacion.
Formerly, Bertrand Pecquerie was a lecturer at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in Paris.