1st July 2020: Genesis, the Dublin-based aircraft lessor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Adam Smyth to the position of Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1st July 2020. The appointment of Mr. Smyth follows Cian Mackey’s departure from the company at the end of June 2020.

Adam is a founding member of Genesis having joined the business in 2014. He has 12 years’ experience with an extensive background in financial services and aviation finance. Since joining Genesis, Adam has held the roles of Financial Controller and Director of Portfolio Companies, Head of Finance and, most recently, Head of Portfolio Investments.

Commenting on the appointment Karl Griffin, CEO of Genesis said: “I am delighted to announce Adam’s appointment as Genesis’ Chief Financial Officer. Adam has been core to the development of Genesis since the beginning including the transformational changes made in 2018 to expand our capabilities into a full-service aircraft leasing platform. Adam’s promotion highlights our aim to build dynamic teams for the future and further strengthens our position in the industry as we successfully navigate through this pandemic.

“We would like to thank Cian for his contribution to Genesis and wish him the very best for the future”.