Abelo, a leading turboprop aircraft leasing company, is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members, Philip Bolger and Virginia Fox. Their combined expertise, knowledge and vast experience in the aviation industry brings a new perspective to Abelo and will play a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction of the board and driving the company's growth.
Philip Bolger joins the company’s board of directors as Non-Executive Chairman. He brings with him an extensive background in leadership and his 40 years’ experience in the aircraft leasing industry will help guide Abelo’s ambitious growth plans. Phil’s recent positions include Chairman of Aldus Aviation (2007-2016) and Advisor to the Chairman at Nordic Aviation Capital (2016-2022).
Virginia Fox joins the board as Non-Executive Director. She has spent over two decades in aircraft leasing and, for a large part of that time, as Chief Risk Officer for GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the $41 billion commercial aircraft financing and leasing unit of GE. Virginia joined GE in 1995 as a financial accountant, followed by management roles in finance, structured finance and risk management.
Both Phil and Virginia bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the board, reinforcing the company's commitment to excellence and innovation in the turboprop leasing sector. Their collective vision aligns with the company's strategic goals and will ensure a customer-centric approach while expanding market presence.
Stephen Gorman, Abelo’s CEO, comments that, "We are thrilled to welcome Virginia and Phil to the board of Abelo. Their extensive industry knowledge, leadership capabilities, and passion for the aviation sector make them valuable additions to our team. With their guidance, we are confident in accelerating our growth trajectory and delivering exceptional value to our clients and shareholders."
As Abelo continues to expand its presence in the turboprop leasing market, the appointment of Virginia and Phil marks an important milestone in the company's evolution. Their diverse perspectives, coupled with their proven ability to drive business growth, will ensure the board remains at the forefront of industry trends and positions the company for continued success.