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BABA's Former Chairman, Barry Eccleston Awarded OBE

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
President                                                                       Chairman
British-American Business Association                         British-American Business Association

Washington Times Interview with BABA President

BABA President, Eamonn Cooney, was interviewed by the Washington Times on June 28, 2016 titled "Brexit Creates Questions for Transatlantic Trade Sectors"

“It’s a huge change in history for the U.K., but from a business and trade point of view, we do firmly believe that it will not adversely affect trade, and that U.K. and U.S. trade will continue to be a strong relationship as it has in the past.”

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