Eduardo Serra Rexach is a patron of Atlantic Partnership.
"He is also well known and liked abroad, including the UK and the US (where he bought a bunch of new F-18s for the Spanish Air Force). "
In 1994 he became chairman of the newly formed Airtel telecom company, a post he held until he was called back to public office, this time by the conservative Partido Popular, to serve as Defence Minister from 1996 until 2000. According to one report it was the Spanish King himself who requested his designation. During this second tenure he carried through the professionalization of the Spanish Army, which would end compulsory military service.
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- Advisory Committee, FRIDE, accessed February 22, 2008.