Shawn Waddoups Receives Honorary Membership
Shawn Waddoups receives honorary membership plaque at 4th of July board dinner. (from left): Torsten Moe (Booz & Co.), Allan Agerholm (Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers), Kim Østrup (IBM), Shawn Waddoups (U.S. Embassy), Stephen Brugger (AmCham), Bjarke Frederiksen (U.S. Embassy)
Shawn Waddoups, economic officer at the U.S. Embassy, has been named as the Chamber’s 13th Honorary Member in recognition of his outstanding service as AmCham’s ex-officio liaison board member from February 2010 to August 2012
“During his tenure in Denmark, Shawn has been extraordinarily generous with his time and personal commitment to the Chamber and made important contributions during a pivotal time in AmCham’s growth and development as the “The Voice for International Business.” Says Kim Østrup, AmCham’s Chairman.
Waddoups, a career diplomat whose previous postings have included Afghanistan, Romania and the Philippines will be leaving Denmark this month for a new assignment with the Department of State in Washington DC.
AmCham wishes Shawn and his family all the best as they return the United States.
AmCham Denmark Honorary Members:
2001 - U.S. Ambassador Richard N. Swett
2002 - Christopher Beede, Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy
2003 - Elias Panayotopoulos, Citi (Chairman 2001- 2003)
2005 - U.S. Ambassador Stuart Bernstein
2005 - Jonathan Grover, Ferring (Chairman 2003 - 2004)
2005 - Sally Mathiasen Light, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy
2006 - Dan O’Day, Roche
2006 - Greg Burton, Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy
2007 - Paul Coleman, Biogen-Idec (Chairman 2004 – 2007)
2009 - U.S. Ambassador James P. Cain
2010 - Julie Edwards, GlaxoSmithKline Pharma (Chairman 2009 - 2010)
2011 - Mark Luscombe, Citi / SEB (Chairman 2007 - 2009)
2012 - Shawn Waddoups, Economic Officer, U.S. Embassy