AGM 2020: World Obesity holds Annual Elections

NewsAGM 2020: World Obesity holds Annual Elections

On the 7th July 2020, World Obesity held it’s Annual General Meeting and held elections, as well as voted on changes to the constitution.

For the first time in its history, this AGM was held virtually in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among other items, the primary objective of this years Annual General Meeting was to elect a new President-Elect and Treasurer, as well as welcome in the new President, Professor John WIlding (UK), following the tenure of Past-President Donna Ryan (USA).

Below, you will find biographies and vision statements for the elections of Caroline Apovian (elected Treasurer) and the new President-Elect Louise Baur, in addition to a statement from our new President, John Wilding. 


Letter from World Obesity’s new President

Presidential Letter

Authored by the incoming President John Wilding.

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President-Elect Louise Baur

Biography of Louise Baur

Biography for our new President-Elect following the 2020 AGM elections.

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Treasurer Caroline Apovian

Biography of Caroline Apovian.

Biography for our new Treasurer following the 2020 AGM elections.

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