Societe Generale Corporate and Investment Banking (SG CIB) is pleased to announce the appointment of Yann Sonnallier as Global Head of Aviation Finance with effect from 1st September 2018.

Yann Sonnallier was previously Deputy Head of Aviation Finance and replaces Lucien Tomasini who has decided to retire. Based in Paris, he reports to Frédéric Surdon, Global Head of Asset Finance.

Yann is responsible for continuing to develop the bank’s sectoral franchise which offers a full range of l financing solutions in connection with commercial aircraft, such as commercial debt, leasing solutions, recourse and non-recourse portfolio financings or credit enhanced financing to support its key clients including airlines and lessors.

SG CIB’s Aviation business is part of Asset Finance department business where the bank has long standing knowledge and expertise of the sector through origination and structuring as well as advisory services. The banks’s Asset Finance business includes Export Finance, Shipping, Real Estate and Aircraft Finance as well as Structured Solutions & Leasing.