Amsterdam, 14 December 2022 – Following a decision by the Airbus Board of Directors, Tony Wood has joined the Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect, replacing Lord Paul Drayson who resigned on the day of the 2022 Annual General Meeting.
In accordance with the Board of Directors’ internal rules and the Company’s Articles of Association, Tony Wood’s appointment as a non-executive director for a three year mandate will be submitted for approval at the next Annual General Meeting of shareholders in April 2023.
Tony Wood has extensive experience of the aerospace industry and defence sector. He is currently a Member of the Board of National Grid plc, an energy transmission company operating in the UK and the US.
“We are pleased to welcome Tony to our Board. He brings a wealth of global industry experience with him and we look forward to working closely together,” said Airbus Chairman René Obermann.