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Liam Benham elected as Chair of AmCham EU

12 Dec 2023
All Committees

The American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) announced that Liam Benham, President, EU, NATO and Government Affairs, Europe, Boeing has been elected as its new Chair. Liam Benham succeeds Zeger Vercouteren, Vice-President Worldwide Government Affairs & Policy for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Global Supply Chain, Johnson & Johnson who served as Chair over the last three years. Mr Benham began his two-year term on Tuesday, 12 December 2023. AmCham EU is grateful to Mr Vercouteren for his leadership and dedication to the organisation while serving as Chair. 

Liam Benham has demonstrated dedication to promoting stronger transatlantic ties over the past 26 years, while working for major US companies. He has served in senior leadership roles at Boeing, IBM and Ford Motor Company and has contributed to the work of AmCham EU for the better part of two decades, serving as Policy Group Chair and Board member. Mr Benham has spent a majority of his career in Brussels, working with decision-makers at all levels and serving in key roles at BusinessEurope and DIGITALEUROPE.

On his priorities for AmCham EU, Mr Benham stated: ‘I feel deeply honoured and humbled to have been elected by my peers to be Chair of the Board of AmCham EU. My career has been dedicated to ensuring American companies invested in the EU and the European economy prosper strongly together. As Chair, I will be committed to advancing the key mission of AmCham EU as a transatlantic bridge builder, working with Susan Danger and the talented AmCham EU team.’