The former US ambassador to Spain, Eduardo Aguirre, visits AKO
The former US ambassador to Spain, Eduardo Aguirre, has visited the installations of AKO to participate in a meeting of the board. This has been his first visit since he began his collaboration with AKO at the beginning of the year with the aim of expanding the company’s presence in the American market, as an advisor to AKO in the U.S.A.
Mr. Aguirre had a successful career in banking., In 2003, then-President George W. Bush offered him the opportunity to become the first Director of the newly created Office of Citizenship and Immigration, within the Department of Homeland Security. Mr. Aguirre served in this position for 2 years and in 2005 was appointed Ambassador to Spain and Andorra, a position he held until 2009. He currently acts as an adviser to several companies and has been distinguished on several occasions with awards such as The Grand Cross of the Order of Isabel la Católica, among others.
A key ally to drive AKO’s expansion strategy
Having Mr. Aguirre join the AKO’s expansion project is a decision based undoubtedly on his professional trajectory that highlights his role as facilitator of commercial relations between Spanish and American companies. Mr. Aguirre is a key piece in our business plan, based on sustainable growth within international growth. His vision, experience and prestige provide us with the necessary knowledge to consolidate our presence in the US and pave the way to new business opportunities in both the traditional tracing and industrial refrigeration sectors.