2010 Annual Meeting and Wilhelm Wachtmeister Award Ceremony

  • 04:00 PM
  • 2900 K Street, NW, Washington DC 20007

SACC Washington DC held its Annual Meeting on January 21, 2010 at House of Sweden. At the meeting incoming Chairman Bradley J. Olson made a presentation where he commented on the positive financial result for 2009 and highlighted some of the successful events of the past year. He also presented the calendar of events for 2010 and thanked the Board of Directors as well as the office staff for their work and dedication to the Chamber.

Following the annual meeting, Major General Sven-Olof Hökborg, Swedish Air Force (ret.), was awarded the SACC Washington DC Wilhelm Wachtmeister Award. Approximately 90 guests were present to see Gen. Hökborg receive the award – an engraved crystal dish designed by renowned artist Ingegerd Råman. General Hökborg was recognized for his lifelong commitment and extraordinary contributions to strengthening Swedish–American relations, with a focus on the sector of defense industry cooperation. H.E. Jonas Hafström, Ambassador of Sweden to the U.S., expressed his congratulations and conveyed a personal greeting from Ambassador Wilhelm Wachtmeister.

Please click here to read about General Sven-Olof Hökborg’s accomplishments and the history of the Wilhelm Wachtmeister Award.