Secretary General, the World Medical Association (WMA)
Dr Otmar Kloiber was appointed as Secretary General of the World Medical Association in February 2005. Before joining the WMA, Dr Kloiber served as Deputy Secretary General of the German Medical Association. As WMA Secretary General, he is the head of its Secretariat and is responsible for managing and directing the WMA staff and the activities of the WMA. He provides overall leadership and strategic direction to the organisation and represents the WMA to the Association’s members, the medical profession, the international community, representatives of government, the business community, and the public.