BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Mr. Steven Townend has commenced the role of Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 October 2020. In his new role, he oversees the Finance, Treasury, Tax, Risk and Settlement Departments.

Mr. Townend was formerly Chief Commercial Officer (Europe, Americas and Africa), based in London, a role he held since June 2014. Mr. Townend joined the Company in January 2001 as Structured Finance Director and was appointed the Chief Commercial Officer in July 2004.  Mr. Townend has more than 29 years of leasing and banking experience. Mr. Townend replaces Mr. Phang Thim Fatt, who will remain with the Company to ensure a smooth transition of his duties until his retirement later in 2020.

Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation, said: “We are delighted to welcome Steven back to our Singapore office. Having been with the Company for 19 years, Steven brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in the finance industry and in our business which will contribute to his new role as Chief Financial Officer.”