We are delighted to let you know that our good colleague and past BABA Chairman, Barry Eccleston was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the 2019 New Years Honour list, for his 'services to the United Kingdom aerospace and aviation industry'.
As so many know Barry was BABA's Chairman for three years from 2015 to 2018. At the same time he was Chief Executive Officer of Airbus Americas, a role he held for 13 years, as part of an exceptional career of nearly 50 years in the aviation and aerospace sectors.
As Chairman of BABA he gave willingly and tirelessly of his time and was an excellent and exemplary Chairman, as well as the strongest champion of UK-US relations.
We thoroughly and warmly congratulate Barry on this well deserved honor!
Eamonn Cooney Mark Herlac
British-American Business Association British-American Business Association