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May 30, 2016: Leadership In International Media Operations – Kitchen Table Lunch

Davy Drieghe FLI 2The Future Leadership Institute organizes a series of lunches, seminars and conferences to bring together university and industry.

On Monday 30 May 2016 The Future Leadership Institute invited International New York Times Distribution Operations Director Davy Drieghe to speak informally to students from Thomas More University College and professionals from TV production company Red Pepper Media during a lunch hosted by Red Pepper Media at their premises in Leuven, Belgium.

Mr Drieghe has previoulsy worked for The Wall Street Journal Europe in their Brussels office and The International Herald Tribune in their Paris office. Currently he works for The International New York Times in their Hong Kong office.

The goal of the lunch was to enlight media students and media professionals about working in international operations in the newspaper business as well as to explain what it means to live and work in Hong Kong.


Organizing committee: The Future Leadership Institute

Host: Red Pepper Media, Leuven, Belgium

Audience: Red Pepper Media professionals + 4 students from Thomas More University College: Ellen Benoit, Stijn Fraeyers, Julie Vanheygen and Ruben De Keyzer.

Date: 30 May 2016, 12.00 – 14.00h

Venue: Red Pepper Media office, Leuven, Belgium

Contact at Thomas More University College: Iris De Roover (

Contact at Red Pepper Media: Bram Vanderlinden (



Informal Kitchen Table Talk during lunch hour bringing together students from University College Thomas More, professionals from TV production company Red Pepper Media and guest speaker Davy Drieghe, Distribution Operations Director The International New York Times.

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Managing Director Red Pepper Media Bram Vanderlinden starts by explaining the ins and outs of TV production company Red Pepper Media in Belgium.


Mr Davy Drieghe in his Hong Kong office at The International New York Times

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