The Associated Press has promoted Brian Hopman to the position of vice president and general manager of the company’s news production system ENPS.

In his new role, Hopman will be responsible for managing the ENPS business globally. He will report to senior vice president and chief financial officer Ken Dale.

Hopman joined AP in 1998. He has been AP’s general manager for Latin American and Spanish media markets since 2010.

“Brian brings a wealth of experience as an international revenue leader for AP and has a deep knowledge of the ENPS product,” said Dale.

“ENPS is a core business for AP and I’m thrilled Brian will be leading it for us and am confident he will enhance and strengthen ENPS’s leadership as the most innovative and essential newsroom production system in the market.”