The new Secretary General of the European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) was elected on 23 January at an extraordinary meeting of Council.
Subject to ratification by the membership at the Annual Meeting in Porto, Portugal, in September, Sebastian Debus from Hamburg, Germany will take over from current Secretary General Simon Parvin. Debus will be the 6th Secretary General of the Society. Until then, Debus will become a full member of the Executive Committee where important questions about the future of the Society are discussed
Simon Parvin said “I would like to congratulate Sebastian on his appointment, and wish him every success in the future.” The other candidate for the position was Pirkka Vikatmaa from Finland.