Emirates News Agency – Maher Shmaitli, Editor-in-Chief of CNN’s new business platform
Sunday, November 13, 2022 – 4:04 p.m
DUBAI, Nov. 13/WAM/ The CNN Economic platform, set to launch before the end of the year under the leadership of IMI and CNN, has announced the appointment of Maher Chmaytelli as its editor-in-chief.
Chmaytelli was director of the Middle East and North Africa breaking news center at Reuters news agency.
CNN Economic platform said the move is part of IMI’s preparations to launch the new economic platform and to support it with highly qualified and experienced cadres and excellence to manage the platform and ensure its success and global competitiveness.
Shmaitili’s experience in journalism spans more than 25 years in the Arab world, where he held many roles, including managing the French News Agency’s (AFP) bureau in Syria between 2000 and 2002. In addition to managing the Bloomberg bureau in the Gulf and Arabian Levant from 2009-2014, where he helped set up a regional center in Dubai, and then as Bloomberg’s correspondent at OPEC in 2013. Maher joined Reuters in 2015 where he served as director of the Agency offices in Iraq and about the war against ISIS ISIS is there.
Nart Youssef Bouran, CEO of Global Media Investments, said: “We have a clear goal that the new CNN Economic platform will be the best dedicated platform for Arabic speakers around the world. To achieve this goal, we are working to provide all the skills and requirements necessary, including applying best media practices and attracting the most prominent journalistic cadres in the Arab world, and we are confident that Maher Chmaytelli will have the experience and the possesses the qualifications needed to succeed and we wish him every success in his new role.”
Chmaytelli expressed pride in joining the platform’s team and working under the umbrella of a renowned media corporate identity like CNN and its global network. speaking audiences around the world, in addition to providing reliable analysis of business news useful to investors, entrepreneurs and traders in the financial markets, and relying on a respected elite of journalists and international experts to deliver reliable news driven by important Data for the public are supported . . .
Zakaria Mohieldin / Ahmed Al Boutli
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