Dublin – 25th October 2018: Genesis today announced five key appointments to its aircraft leasing business in another milestone for the Dublin-based aircraft lessor as it builds out its new team.

The Commercial team has expanded with the appointment of Pat Madigan as Senior Vice President Commercial and Peter O’Byrne as Vice President Commercial. Before joining Genesis, Pat was a key member of the sales team at Shannon Engine Support where he originated transactions globally for over a decade. Prior to this Pat held positions in the airline and MRO sectors over a 26-year aviation career. Peter O’Byrne joined from Sky leasing where he held the position of Vice President Technical. Prior to Sky Leasing, Peter had spent 10 years with AWAS spanning the technical and trading activities of the business.

Former DAE Capital Vice President Technical, Aidan Cleary has joined Genesis as Head of Technical Asset Management. Aidan started his aviation career with Ryanair and has spent the last 14 years in the aircraft leasing sectors. Aidan adds significant asset management experience to the team.

In addition, Dave Curran joined the team as Vice President Powerplant having worked as Director Engine Management with Macquarie AirFinance. Dave bring more than 14 years airline and lessor experience to the Genesis team.

Susan Cotter also joins the team as Vice President Risk, having managed this key business area previously for Apollo Aviation. Prior to Apollo, Susan worked in the Finance sector with Allied Irish Bank and Ulster Bank.

Commenting on the announcement, Karl Griffin, Chief Commercial & Investment Officer of Genesis, said, “We are delighted to enhance the core of our aircraft leasing team with these key appointments, each bringing a wealth of experience and depth of knowledge from across the airline and aircraft leasing industry. These additions will boost our capabilities as we develop the leading edge of the Genesis team in line with the real growth of our business.”