The Egypt-born journalist will lead the Hollywood Foreign Press Organisation for the 2012-13 term following the annual general meeting on Jun 8.

Jorge Camara, Serge Rakhlin, and Ali Sar were elected vice-president, executive secretary and treasurer, respectively.

The new board of directors comprises Helen Hoehne, Yoram Kahana, Yukiko Nakajima, Ruben Nepales (chairman) and Dierk Sinderman (alternate).

“I am thrilled to serve as the HFPA’s president once again,” O’Reilly said. “The strength and exuberance of our members will continue to contribute to the industry’s bright future both here and abroad. A President’s work is never done!”