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 HÃ¶kborg, Swedish Air Force (ret.), was awarded the SACC Washington DC Wilhelm Wachtmeister Award. Approximately 90 guests were present to see Gen. HÃ¶kborg receive the award Â– an engraved crystal dish designed by renowned artist Ingegerd RÃ¥man. General HÃ¶kborg was recognized for his lifelong commitment and extraordinary contributions to strengthening SwedishÂ–American relations, with a focus on the sector of defense industry cooperation. H.E. Jonas HafstrÃ¶m, Ambassador of Sweden to theÂ U.S., expressed his congratulations and conveyed a personal greeting from Ambassador Wilhelm Wachtmeister.