Achilles Tsaltas

Holding a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney and a Master of Arts (Sociology) degree from the University of NSW, Achilles Tsaltas joined the advertising department of The Australian newspaper in Sydney in 1989. During his tenure he launched the business magazine Business Asia and he re-launched the newspaper’s magazine, The Australian Magazine, managing the advertising and commercial side of the operation.

In 1999, Achilles moved to Hong Kong as the Executive Director (Business Development)-Asia/Pacific for the International Herald Tribune. A year later he was promoted to the role of Deputy Managing Director successfully launching four publishing partnerships for the IHT.

In 2004 he moved to Paris as the Worldwide Circulation Director becoming a member of the IHT’s Senior Management Team. Two years later he became Vice President, Circulation & Development, and a member of the Executive Committee. In 2012 he was promoted to the role of Senior Vice President in charge of Conferences, Innovation, Development and Partnerships.

With IHT’s rebranding to International New York Times, Achilles was appointed Vice President of The New York Times’ International Conferences, primarily overseeing sponsorship and business development, harnessing the full power of The NYT’s and INYT’s operations and platforms.