Declan Kelly has been named Chief Commercial Officer for GECAS. In this newly created role, Declan will lead all originations activities for GECAS’ fixed wing aircraft and is responsible for the commercial strategy, building synergy and share practices between GECAS’ regions.

Declan brings 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry, he brings deep domain expertise and proven leadership skills to the role which will report to Alec Burger, President of GE Capital and President and CEO of GECAS.

GECAS’ Chief Commercial Officer will be based in Shannon Ireland. Until a replacement is named for his prior role, Kelly will also continue to serve as Executive Vice President, US, Latin America, Caribbean.