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DVB appoints new Global Head of Aviation

DVB appoints new Global Head of Aviation

DVB Bank SE, the international transport finance specialists, has appointed Eelco van de Stadt, its Head of Aviation Finance for North and South America as the firm’s Global Head of Aviation starting 1 August 2017. Eelco van de Stadt will

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Richard Skipper appointed as new partner at DLA

Richard Skipper appointed as new partner at DLA

DLA Piper has appointed Richard Skipper as a new partner as part of a business-wide series of partnership promotions. Skipper joins DLA as a finance and projects partner. He will help to grow the global law firm’s London team following the

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Aperture strengthens leasing and financing arm

Aperture strengthens leasing and financing arm

Aperture Partners, an international advisory firm, has appointed aviation business development adviser Alexandra Slabutu to lead its aircraft leasing and aviation finance practices. In this role, Alexandra will help air finance and lessor clients to hire suitable industry professionals at the

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Stephenson Harwood takes on new Aviation specialist

Stephenson Harwood takes on new Aviation specialist

Stephenson Harwood, a London-based law firm, has Jack Koh as an aviation consultant. The aviation specialist will join the firms Singapore office, offering guidance to clients on commercial and technical areas of aircraft finance. Koh will be consulting on the

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CALC appoints Yu Tai Tei as chief risk officer

CALC appoints Yu Tai Tei as chief risk officer

China Aircraft Leasing (CALC) has appointed Yu Tai Tei as chief risk officer. Yu first joined CALC in 2013 as the lessor’s chief financial officer before leaving the company. Yu will be responsible for risk management and internal controls at CALC.

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Orix sends James Meyler to Hong Kong

Orix sends James Meyler to Hong Kong

Orix Aviation has opened a Hong Kong office. James Meyler has moved to Hong Kong as CEO of ORIX Aviation Hong Kong. The leasing company aims to grow the Hong Kong team to 15 people. It is looking to hire

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Deepak Reddy joins Winston & Strawn transport finance

Deepak Reddy joins Winston & Strawn transport finance

Air finance lawyer Deepak Reddy has joined Winston & Strawn’s transportation finance practice in New York. Reddy will join the law firm as a partner, focusing on the acquisition, disposition, financing, and leasing of commercial and corporate aircraft. Reddy will

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Smith, Gambrell and Russel to open three new European offices

Smith, Gambrell and Russel to open three new European offices

Smith, Gambrell & Russel (SGR) is opening three new international offices in London, Southampton and Munich. The office openings are part of SGRs plans to strengthen global aviation finance practice and expand opportunities across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Stephen

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Christian Unrath new chairman of Airbus Group Bank

Christian Unrath new chairman of Airbus Group Bank

Christian Unrath has been appointed chairman of Airbus Group Bank. The former chief representative was appointed by the company’s supervisory board in January. Unrath has replaced Norbert Kickum, the previous chairman of the managing board, having held the position since December

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Jazeera Airways names Rohit Ramachandran as new CEO

Jazeera Airways names Rohit Ramachandran as new CEO

Jazeera Airways has named Rohit Ramachandran as CEO. Ramachandran has over 20 years of aviation experience within the commercial and operational side of the business, and has worked at global and regional airlines including KLM and Air Arabia. Jazeera Airways

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