Ambassador Theresa Dizon-de Vega with officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy in Germany handed over a Letter of Appreciation from Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin, Jr., and a Certificate of Appreciation and a token from the Philippine Embassy to newly-retired Philippine Honorary Consul Mr. Hartmut Fromm at a simple ceremony at the Philippine Embassy on 08 July 2019. Mr. Fromm was Honorary Consul in Dresden, with consular jurisdiction over the states of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia until May 2019. The ceremony was held in recognition of the many years of dedicated service of Mr. Fromm and his passion and interest in promoting closer Philippine-German relations.
Mr. Fromm was appointed Honorary Consul in 2011 and is one of the partners of the well-known German Corporate law firm Buse Heberer Fromm. Mr. Fromm is also a published expert in the fields of law and business. He is a patron of the arts and culture, an active sponsor of Berlin’s three opera houses and the Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum.