Change at the helm of the European Society of Cardiology
This article was originally published in Clinica
Isabel Bardinet took up her appointment as the CEO of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), yesterday. Mrs Bardinet is "keen to enhance the important role of the national societies, associations, councils and working groups that work closely within the ESC," said the Sophia Antipolis, France-based society. The ESC publishes seven leading cardiology journals and is organiser of Europe's largest cardiology event, the annual ESC Congress, of which Mrs Bardinet has been director since 2005. The ESC represents 59,000 cardiology professionals across Europe and the Mediterranean region. Its membership includes five associations, 19 working groups and 52 national cardiac societies.