Defence Industry Elite Joins Finmeccanica and IHS Roundtable on Future of European Aerospace Industry at Farnborough Air Show

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BAE, ADS, Airbus, Thales, and government leaders join exclusive event on 15 July to talk M&A, competitiveness and opportunities

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 6:44 am EDT

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"We are honoured that Finmeccanica are our partners for this event and that Sir Brian Burridge will be moderating what will definitely be a fascinating discussion"

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced that it will partner with Finmeccanica to host an exclusive roundtable discussion at the Farnborough International Air Show on 15 July from 11:00 to 12:30.

Register to attend the event.

The event will focus on the strategy for the sustainability of the European Aerospace industry and will feature insights from the following industry insiders:

  • Finmeccanica’s VP of Strategic Marketing, Sir Brian Burridge (Moderator)

  • BAE Systems’ Group Managing Director, Programmes & Support, Nigel Whitehead

  • ADS Group’s Chief Economist & Director of Policy, Jeegar Kakkad

  • Airbus Group’s Executive VP for Corporate Development, Corinne Colloc'h

  • Thales UK’s VP of Strategy and Technical, Dr Alvin Wilby

  • The House of Lord’s Lord West of Spithead

  • IHS Jane’s Senior Consultant, Edward Hunt

  • IHS Global Insight’s Director of Sovereign Risk, Jan Randolph

The future of M&A in the Aerospace and Defence industry, how Europe will retain its competitive advantage and new technologies are key points that will be addressed at our strategic roundtable discussion,” said Blake Bartlett, VP of Aerospace & Defence at IHS.

“We are honoured that Finmeccanica are our partners for this event and that Sir Brian Burridge will be moderating what will definitely be a fascinating discussion,” he said.

To register for the event or to find more information on the agenda or speakers, please click here.

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IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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