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Welcome Address

Dear colleagues, Dear friends

I measure the great honor to be the new president of the ESP. Of course, this is an honor but also a challenge. It is a challenge because I have to take over from Prof Han Van Krieken. I would like to congratulate him for his superb leadership. Everyone knew him already as an outstanding pathologist and scientist. We now know that Prof Han van Krieken is also a consummate diplomat, but, equally, that he has not been backward in confronting major issues of our society. As his predecessors, Fatima Carneiro, Fred Bosman, Mike Wells to name a few, Han van Krieken deployed tremendous energy to build a society which is now the home of any pathologist from Europe, at large. ... Read the complete statement