FIP is extremely proud to announce that the Federation’s CEO and General Secretary, Mr Ton Hoek, was named an Officer in the Order of the Orange-Nassau, a royal declaration bestowed by the Queen of the Netherlands and handed over in person by the Mayor Fons Hertog of Huizen.
All who have had the privilege of working with Mr Hoek within the vast global, healthcare circles he impacts are not surprised at such an honour. He has dedicated his career not only to the world-wide promotion of pharmaceutical care, but to the global advancement of pharmacy, the pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacy education through visionary leadership and influence, all to much success.
Mr Hoek’s accomplishments have been self-evident throughout his 13 years at the helm of FIP, but also in his positive impact on the Federation’s partners throughout the world. This global outreach was recognised at the ceremony as well, with an honorary resolution from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) citing his active dedication to pharmacy and a joint congratulatory letter from the APhA, the American Academy of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), the American Academy of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS) and the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP).
The extended FIP network and family is exceptionally proud of Mr Hoek for this award and the accomplishments that have led to it. More so, we are grateful to him for extending his vision and leadership in a way that has allowed us all to be a part of his success.