Introduced by Heinz Kölking, Ervin Kövesi was unable to accept his Honorary Membership in person. Kovesi completed his education as an economist and has worked in healthcare ever since. Roles have included Administration Director and later President of the Medical University Debrecen/Hungary. Mr. Kövesi was also acting Director of the Institute of the Hungarian Department of Health. He has also been editor- in-chief of the Hungarian hospital journal since 1984.
Paul Castel presented the impressive CV of Manuel Delgado to the General Assembly and awarded him an Honorary Membership. Manuel Delgado has been extremely active in EAHM. A member of the Executive Committee as the representative of the Portuguese Association of Hospital Managers from 1994-2010, Mr. Delgado has also been a Board member from 1998-2010. President of the Portuguese Association of Hospital Managers from 1992-2008, Mr. Delgado was also bestowed the honour of EAHM President for the period of 2002-2006.
Willy Heuschen presented Asger Hansen with his award, describing him as a wellknown personality within the organisation. For 25 years he has represented the Danish Association of Hospital Managers in the Executive Committee. Member of the Board, he has been first Vice-President and then from 1998-2002 the President of EAHM. During his presidential mandate the General Secretariat in Brussels and the subcommittees were created. Since its creation he has been the President of the Scientific Subcommittee.