EAES Executive Board

The Executive Board consists of 10 members, of which the President, the immediate Past President, the President Elect, the Secretary General, the Internal Auditor and the Treasurer, are responsible for the daily business of the association.

The President chairs the EAES Executive Meetings and the meetings of the Annual General Assembly in addition to representing the association to the outside world. The Secretary General is responsible for the administration and the Treasurer for all financial matters. The Internal Auditor provides an internal control system. These Board members fulfill their duties continuously throughout their term of office.

Elections for EAES Board members

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EAES Executive Board 2015 – 2017

Eduardo Mª Targarona, MD
Professor of  Surgery
Hospital Santpau
Autonomous University of Barcelona
Mas Casanovas 90, 4ª plta.
08041 Barcelona, Spain

President Elect
Hendrik Jaap Bonjer
VU Medical Center
Department of Surgery
De Boelelaan 1117
1081 HV Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Immediate Past President
Mario Morino
Department of Surgery
University Hospit
C. so Dogliotti 14
10126 Torino

General Secretary (Interim)
Andrea Pietrabissa
Professor of Surgery Director,
Chirurgia Generale Seconda Department of Surgery
University of Pavia – Italy

Catalin Copaescu
Ponderas Hospital
Minimal Invasive Bariatric & GI Surgery
Zagazului no 4E Bloc A App A20
014261 Bucharest

Internal Auditor
Wolfgang Wayand
Linz, Austria

Chairman Technology Committee
Amir Szold MD
Medical Director,
Assia Medical Group,
Tel Aviv, Israel

Chairman Education & Training Committee
Marek Šoltés
1st Department of Surgery
University of Pavol Jozef Šafárik
Tr. SNP 1
040 11  Košice
Slovak Republic

Chairman Research Committee
Giovanni Zaninotto
Professor of Surgery
Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology
Imperial College
10th Floor QEQM Wing
W2 1NY London, UK

Past Presidents:

Prof. Jacques Périssat (1990-1993)
Prof. Hans Troidl (1993-1995)
Prof. Sir Alfred Cuschieri (1995-1997)
Prof. Jean Mouiel (1997-1999)
Prof. Alberto Montori (1999-2001)
Prof. Wolfgang Wayand (2001-2003)
Prof. Jack Jakimowicz (2003-2005)
Prof. Gerhard Buess (2005-2007) †
Prof. Antonio Lacy (2007-2009)
Prof. Abe Fingerhut (2009-2011)
Prof. Karl Fuchs (2011-2013)
Prof. Mario Morino (2013-2015)

Current President:
Prof. Eduardo Targarona (2015-2017)

President Elect:
Prof. Jaap Bonjer (2017-2019)