Arizona German Honorary Consul Changing of the Guard
Enlarge image Consul General Neumann presents Dr. Jordan with the German American Friendship Award. (© German Consulate LA) Consul General Hans Jörg Neumann had the great pleasure to preside over the official ceremony in Phoenix on Friday, March 24th to bid farewell to outgoing German Honorary Consul in Arizona, Dr. Helge Jordan, and to inaugurate his successor, Mr. Wolf Kaufmann.
During the ceremony, Consul General Neumann presented Dr. Jordan with German American Friendship Award bestowed on him by German Ambassador Peter Wittig for his distinguished service as Honorary German Consul in Arizona since May 2012.
Enlarge image Mr. Kaufmann is sworn in as new Honorary Consul in Arizona. (© German Consulate LA) After the presentation, the Consul General then swore in his successor, Wolf Kaufmann, as the new Honorary Consul. Mr. Mr. Kaufmann is a long-standing member of the German community in Arizona, where he practices Immigration Law.