World Press Photo's head will step down

World Press Photo

Michiel Munneke will step down as managing director of World Press Photo in November, the organization says in a press release. He's held the position since 2001.

Munneke "is leaving behind a healthy organization that is ready for the future," WPP Supervisory Board Chairman Pieter Broertjes said in a statement.

Related: World Press Photo judge: Too few photographers, too little editing

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