Nordic Aviation Capital, the world’s largest regional aircraft leasing company, today announced its plan to strengthen its Executive Management Team with the appointment of Alan Jenkins as Chief Financial Officer, effective September 2019. Alan will report to the company’s CEO, Søren M. Overgaard.
Alan has over 20 years of experience in the aviation and financial services industry. Up to recently, Alan was the President, COO and CFO of Waypoint Leasing, a position he held since the launch of the business in 2013. Waypoint was the largest independent global helicopter lessor.
Prior to Waypoint, Alan ran an aviation consultancy business for three years. Between 2006 and 2010, Alan was the CFO of Genesis Lease Limited; an NYSE listed global aircraft lessor which commenced operations through a US$830 million IPO in late 2006 and then merged with AerCap in 2010.
Before Alan joined Genesis, he was based in Australia for six years as Head of Commercial at AWAS and previously was a manager with KPMG in the financial services sector. Alan is a Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is currently completing the Institute of Directors Chartered Director Program.
Søren M. Overgaard, CEO of Nordic Aviation Capital, commented; “I am delighted to welcome Alan to his new role. Alan brings extensive financial, operational and strategic expertise to NAC. His experience to date will enable us to continue to deliver on our strategic vision for the company and to accelerate NAC’s growth trajectory.”