France 24 has appointed Frank Melloul as its strategy and international development director. 33-year old Melloul will be responsible for worldwide research, target analysis, funding strategy and analysis of the international environment and new media technology at the international news network.
Melloul will report to France 24 CEO Alain de Pouzilhac. He has previously held various positions within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of European Affairs and the Ministry of the Interior. From 2005, he was deputy chief advisor with the French Prime Minister’s press office.