EDA centenary for BEMCO 1919 – 2019

March 14, 2019

BEMCO – British Electrical and Manufacturing Company – joined the EDA 100 years ago. In celebration of their membership centenary Margaret Fitzsimons, EDA CEO, presented Simon Barkes, BEMCO MD and outgoing EDA President, with a commemorative plaque at the 2019 EDA Annual Awards Dinner (7 March).

Getting the balloons in the right order is a collaborative effort…

BEMCO celebrates EDA centenary

During their 100 years as part of the EDA, three members of the Barkes family have served as EDA Presidents:

  1. 1974: Brian Barkes
  2. 1993-94: Geoffery Barkes
  3. 2013-15 and 2017-2019: Simon Barkes

Here’s to the next 100!


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