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 Election Timeline

Monday 2 May 2016
Start of the postal ballot

Friday 24 June 2016
Reception deadline of postal ballots at the French legal office / Start of the counting of votes   

Monday 4 July 2016
Results published on the ESC website

*In case of inconclusive results, a second round will be conducted at the voting bureau at the time of the ESC congress 2016 in Rome.

ESC Elections

Term 2016-2018

2016-2018 ESC Board, Nominating Committee and Audit Committee

The vote for the 2016-2018 term of the ESC Board, which will be presided by Prof. Jeroen Bax, FESC, has been concluded and results are now available below.

The ESC would like to express its thanks to all those healthcare professionals who stood up and volunteered to give their time and lead this unique society and drive forward scientific research, education, congresses and advocacy programmes that support our mission to reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease.

The Final Results For:

 ESC Board 2016-2018

President Elect:  1 position

  • Barbara CASADEI

Vice Presidents:  3 positions

  • Bela MERKELY
  • Lina BADIMON
  • Stefan ANKER

Secretary / Treasurer:  1 position

  • Ian GRAHAM

Councillors:  6 positions

  • Hector BUENO
  • Cecilia LINDE
  • Sarah CLARKE
  • Christophe LECLERCQ

 Nominating Committee

Representatives of National Societies:  6 positions

  • Keith FOX
  • Frans VAN DE WERF
  • Martin BORGGREFE
  • Kurt HUBER
  • Eva SWAHN

Representatives of Associations, Working Groups and Councils:  6 positions

  • Patrizio LANCELLOTTI
  • Antonio PELLICCIA
  • Andrew COATS
  • Christie DEATON
  • Martine GILARD

 Audit Committee

Representative of Associations, Working Groups and Councils:  1 position

  • Jose Lopez SENDON

 More Information


  • The Board of the ESC for the period 2016-2018
  • Bylaws
  • Passed Deadlines


If you have any questions or remarks, please don’t hesitate to contact me at

 Prof. Panos Vardas, FESC
 Chairman, Nominating Committee
 Past-President of the European Society of Cardiology