CEOs also affirmed the need for global procedures for aircraft operations during volcanic activity just as with other meteorological events. Absent that, an operator-centric approach focused on avoiding visible ash is necessary.
Areas of future cooperation will include the preparation of a position paper on common defense industrial base and workforce challenges, the formal launch of the International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct by AIA and ASD, and collaborative efforts to promote export control reforms and limited liability provisions in key markets for manufacturers of homeland security technology.
Industry leaders at the meeting included:
Domingo Urena Raso, President of ASD and CEO of Airbus Military
Klaus Eberhardt, President Elect of ASD and CEO of Rheinmetall
Pier Francesco Guarguaglini, Past President of ASD and Chairman of Finmeccanica
Michael von Gizycki, Secretary-General, ASD
James F. Albaugh, Chairman of the Board of Governors of AIA and President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes
David P. Hess, Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of AIA and President of Pratt & Whitney, United Technologies Corporation
Scott C. Donnelly, Past Chairman of the Board of Governors of AIA and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Textron Inc.
Marion C. Blakey, President and CEO of AIA
Note to editors:ASD, AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe, represents the aeronautics, space, and defence industries in Europe. ASD has 28 member associations in 20 European countries, and represents over 2000 companies with a further 80,000 suppliers, many of which are SMEs.
|SOURCE Aerospace Industries Association|
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