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EACC Welcomes New Board Members in 2024

The European American Chamber of Commerce Welcomes New Board Members
EACC Welcomes 3 New Board Members and 1 Substitution
Cincinnati, OH, January 30th, 2024 – The European American Chamber of Commerce Greater Cincinnati continues to grow and expand its mission to connect Europeans and Americans to do Business; now with the added support and wisdom of 4 new board members:

Kevin Hoskins, Partner, DBL Law
Kevin practices in DBL Law’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Government Advocacy & Economic Development sections. His practice focuses on cases involving business disputes, real estate and development issues, product liability claims, and job-related claims, such as Title VII discrimination and retaliation.

David Kay, Vice President Middle Market Banking Relationship Manager, Fifth Third Bank
With more than a decade of banking experience, David is responsible for serving as an advisor to middle market clients in the Cincinnati region by acting as an extension of their management team to them reach their strategic goals and objectives.  

Brian Ruhe, General Manager, Bannockburn Global Forex
Bannockburn Global Forex LLC provides currency payment and advisory services. It trades in currency pairs, offers a variety of foreign exchange products includes spot contracts, forwards, swaps and non-deliverable forwards.

Simon Wood, Director of Air Service Development | Air Cargo Development – replacing Bobby Spann
CVG is the 6th largest cargo airport in North America and the 12th largest globally (2023). CVG’s Air Service and Air Cargo Development team develops short and long-term strategies to maximize passenger and cargo operations in support of the Airport’s strategic plan.

The EACC would like to thank Bobby Spann, Vice President - Air Service Development Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, for his 10 years supporting the Chamber, with commitment, wisdom and humor. He will be missed, but we also welcome Simon Wood in his stead.


The European-American Chamber of Commerce (EACC) stimulates business relations and economic development between Europe and the Greater Cincinnati area through initiatives and programs that encourage collaboration, networking and development. Founded in 2007 in Cincinnati, the EACC was the first chapter of its kind in the United States and is part of a growing network of chapters throughout the United States and Europe. The EACC leverages its transatlantic resources to provide assistance to businesses interested in exporting goods or services to Europe and actively recruits foreign investment by promoting awareness of Cincinnati as an attractive place to live and work. EACC member companies represent a wide variety of businesses including national, multinational and global companies. In 2010, the EACC received the Ohio Governor Excellence In Exporting award for increasing awareness of exporting as a vital part of Ohio’s economy. For more information, visit

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