Fort Lauderdale, Florida – September 18, 2018 - GA Telesis, LLC. (“GAT”) announces the appointment of Mauro Francazi as Director of Business Development - Europe.

Mauro brings nearly 30 years of aviation experience in leasing, finance, procurement, and fleet management. Mr. Francazi joins GA Telesis from Alitalia, where he served since 1989 in many roles including Director of Irish entities of the Alitalia Group. His most recent position was Head of Fleet and Technical Procurement where his responsibilities included managing a fleet of 118 aircraft.

Joining the GA Telesis Asset Transaction Group, Mauro will be responsible for transaction origination, developing new and maintaining existing relationships with airlines, financial institutions, leasing companies, OEM’s and MRO’s in Europe and adjacent regions.

“We are very fortunate to have Mauro on our team,” said Marc Cho, Chief Investment Officer and President of Leasing, Investments, Finance, and Trading at GA Telesis. “Mauro will be a key member of the Asset Transaction Group and an integral part of the GA Telesis Ecosystem, contributing valuable insight and experience to our global platform,” he added.