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Meet AFW’s Newest Board Member, Richard Beattie

We’re thrilled to introduce AFW’s newest board member, Richard Beattie!


Richard is retired and lives with his wife Adrienne in Anacortes, WA. A UK/US dual citizen, he spent his career in the automotive and powersports industries. Richard’s most recent position was Chief Operating Officer for Kawasaki Motors Corp., USA, responsible for marketing, sales and service for all of Kawasaki’s recreation and utility products. Prior to that he was Executive Vice President for marketing and sales at Jaguar Land Rover North America and spent 34 years at Ford Motor Company in the UK, Germany and in the USA, reaching VP level.

Richard owns and flies a Jaguar-edition A36 Bonanza and is an active Command Pilot for Angel Flight West. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Experimental Aircraft Association in Oshkosh, WI.

Welcome to the board, Richard!

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