Welcome Patrick de Borchgrave as Vice-Chairman of EMMA

Patrick de Borchgrave is Director of International Affairs of the biggest Belgian media company Roularta Media. In his role as Chairman of EMMA’s Corporate Advisory Group and therefore member of the Executive Committee of EMMA and as Chairman of the Belgian magazine publishers association, The Ppress, Patrick has a long history with the European representation of the magazine media sector.

In his new role at EMMA he follows Joao Palmeiro, President of the Portuguese media association APImprensa and Jean-Antoine Bouchez from the French Groupe L’Express. In the course of 2011 both stepped down after several years as Vice-Presidents of the European representation of magazine publishers (today’s EMMA and former FAEP).


The European Magazine Media Association, is the unique and complete representation of Europe’s magazine media, which is today enjoyed by millions of consumers on various platforms, encompassing both paper and digital formats.


The European Newspaper Publishers’ Association (ENPA) is the largest representative body of newspaper publishers across Europe. ENPA advocates for 14 national associations across 14 European countries, and is a principal interlocutor to the EU institutions and a key driver of media policy debates in the European Union.