ORIX Aviation today announces the appointment of Dean N. Gerber as Advisor to the Board of Directors of ORIX Aviation. Primarily based in the US, Mr. Gerber will work with the senior management team at ORIX Aviation across a broad range of commercial activities. Mr. Gerber previously served as General Counsel to ORIX Aviation from 2019 to 2021. Prior to that, Mr. Gerber was the Chair of the Global Transportation Finance team at Vedder Price. He currently serves as Board President of the International Society for Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT).

Commenting on the announcement, James Meyler, Chief Executive Officer of ORIX Aviation said;

“We are delighted to welcome Dean Gerber back to ORIX Aviation as an advisor to our Board. I feel certain that Dean’s vast industry experience, along with his working knowledge of ORIX Aviation, will prove invaluable to our Board and senior management as we continue to grow the ORIX Aviation platform.”

Dean Gerber commented;

“I am thrilled to be re-joining my ORIX Aviation colleagues in this advisory capacity and look forward to working closely again with James and all the team in a wide array of commercial matters. The continued recovery across aviation has presented us with both challenges and as well as significant opportunities. As a leading global lessor, ORIX Aviation has an ambitious growth strategy and is well positioned for success in this market environment, and I am most eager to assist ORIX with these endeavours.”