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The FIP Bureau and ExCo select a new General Secretary/Chief Executive Officer.

FIP is pleased to announce the outcome of the selection process for the recruitment of the successor of Mr. Ton Hoek who unfortunately passed away in 2012.

The result of the selection process is Mr. Luc Besançon, currently Acting General Secretary for Professional, Scientific and External affairs.

Mr. Besançon, a French national, is a pharmacist with a specialization in industrial pharmacy; he graduated from the University of Burgundy, France.

After four years at the French pharmacists organization: “Ordre National des Pharmaciens” where he did support work for national and international activities (liaison with FIP, Council of Europe, WHO, anti-counterfeiting of medicines, continuing professional development and others), he joined FIP in 2008 as Project Coordinator. A year later he became Manager, Scientific and Professional affairs.
The FIP Bureau and ExCo are pleased to congratulate Mr. Besançon and wish him success in his new position.

The ExCo is currently finalizing the contract formalities in order to have the new GS/CEO appointed and operational as per August 1, 2013.