Date: Friday 27 September 2013, from 8.00 to 10.00Sponsored by PAUL UKGuest Speaker: Robin Southwell, CEO UK of EADSWhere: Andaz Hotel, 40 Liverpool St, London EC2M 7QNCost: £40+VAT per person
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About Robin Southwell
Robin joined EADS in January 2003 initially as CEO of Airtanker Ltd during which time he secured the largest military PFI in history.
In July 2005 he was subsequently appointed CEO of EADS UK responsible for EADS activities in the UK and representing some 18,500 employees.
Robin’s career has mainly been in the aerospace industry, initially joining BAE Systems upon leaving university in 1981.
His early career at BAE Systems included marketing and negotiating contracts for commercial and military aircraft worldwide. He established the Asset Management Organisation in the mid 1990s before moving to Australia for three years, during which time the Australians selected both the BAe Hawk and missile systems from MBDA.
Robin is Chairman of Quest Aviation Services, Concord Ltd and Airbase Group Ltd. Furthermore, he is President of ADS, a Trustee of the RAF Museum and a NED of Farnborough International Limited. He is also a Governor of Parkside School and was appointed by the Prime Minister, David Cameron, as a UK Business Ambassador.
About our CEO Breakfasts
Launched in 2009, our CEO Breakfasts have proved to be a resounding success, gathering around 100 key decision makers of the Franco-British community.
This format of event (08.00 - 10.00) allows our busy members to network before the start of their business day. Previous guest speakers include Jean-Dominique Mallet, CEO of Veolia Environmental Services UK, Arnaud Bamberger, Executive Chairman of Cartier UK; Jean-Jacques Gautrot, Chairman & CEO of Areva UK; Stephen Burgin, UK Country President of Alstom; Xavier Rollet, CEO, London Stock Exchange; Ivan Gazidis, CEO, Arsenal Football Club, Vincent de Rivaz, Chief Executive, EDF Energy, Carolyn McCall OBE, Chief Executive of easyJet and Maxime Holder, Chairman of PAUL UK.
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