Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Trent Lott named to EADS NA board

EADS North America announced the appointment of Trent Lott, former senator from Mississippi, to the company's board of directors. Lott is the former U.S. Senate Majority Leader who also served in the House of Representatives. EADS North America CEO Ralph Crosby said Lott will provide "invaluable expertise as our company expands its presence in the U.S. defense and homeland security sectors." EADS owns Eurocopter in Mississippi and still hopes to build aerial tankers in Mobile, Ala. (Source: EADS North America, 10/15/08)