Dublin/Dallas: 14 August 2020: WNG Capital LLC, the independently owned lessor of mid-life and older Airbus and Boeing narrow-body commercial aircraft, is pleased to welcome a new experienced professional to its team.
Seán O’Connell joined WNG Capital (WNG) on August 3rd as Marketing Director and is based in WNG’s office in Dublin, Ireland. O’Connell is responsible for WNG relationships with airlines, leasing companies, and original equipment manufacturers in the EMEA region.
O’Connell has worked in the aviation leasing industry for almost twenty years. Immediately prior to joining WNG, he was Senior Vice President Marketing EMEA at Minsheng Financial Leasing in Dublin. Before joining Minsheng, he spent five years as the Senior Vice President Marketing at Bank of America with responsibility for airline and lessor relationships around the globe. Prior to Bank of America, he was with Helaba Landesbank, where he specialized in Aircraft Finance.
Commenting on the Company’s recent hires, Michael Gangemi, Co-Managing Partner, said, "In a time of unprecedented volatility in aviation leasing WNG is fortunate to add Sean O’Connell, a marketing director with extensive experience, to our seasoned team of professionals focused on older narrow-body aircraft investments. WNG has committed capital, and we look forward to Sean’s insights to help WNG generate great outcomes.”
Al Nigro, Co-Managing Partner, added, “Sean will be a great addition to WNG's highly experienced marketing and origination team. We look forward to expanding our presence in Ireland as Sean joins our WNG's Dublin office."