At the 455th meeting of the BACA Council on February 15th Nick Weston of Weston Aviation was elected to the position of BACA Deputy Chairman. He will share the role with Volker Meissner of ARGUS International during a transition period as BACA moves forward to its next stage of development.
As CEO of Weston Aviation Nick is well known throughout the industry and has decided the time is right to take on the role of Deputy Chairman. One of Nick’s key aims is to ensure that BACA becomes “the global broker association” representing and speaking on behalf of brokers worldwide.
In his presentation to the Council Nick advised how he would like to develop global links with brokers and increase the membership to include international brokers, operators and support industry companies. BACA is working to fully engage with brokers, operators and airlines, CEO Dave Edwards has created a number of committees from Council members to drive this initiative forward.
Speaking about Nick’s appointment BACA Chairman Richard Mumford commented “I welcome Nick as Deputy Chairman and look forward to working closely with him in his new role.
Having Nick as Deputy Chairman will be good for BACA and good for our members. His understanding and experience of so many areas of our industry will mean he can relate to our members and the wider industry about so many aspects of their business. ”
Adding to the Chairman’s comments Nick said “I am honoured to be elected to the post of BACA Deputy Chairman and look forward to building on the initiatives currently being developed. This is going to be a key time for BACA and I hope that we can grow our membership internationally to become the voice of brokers worldwide.”