Dublin, Ireland - 28 May, 2019 - Milestone Aviation Group (Milestone), a GECAS company and the global leader in helicopter leasing, has announced two leadership appointments to its organisation.
Sebastien Moulin, Head of Europe & Americas and Michael York, Head of Emerging Markets, will jointly lead the Milestone Commercial team. Together, they will lead, drive, develop and manage Milestone’s overall Commercial strategy, global business development, initiatives and growth across the Milestone commercial team, ensuring the lessor is well positioned to serve its global customer base.
As Head of Europe & Americas, Moulin will lead Milestone’s OEM relationships with Airbus Helicopters and Leonardo, while York will be responsible for the Sikorsky and Bell Flight OEM relationships as Head of Emerging Markets. The two will be responsible for leading their global teams of professionals to deliver for customers and achieve growth targets, as well as leading OEM discussions and negotiations to ensure the execution of Milestone’s portfolio strategy
Greg Conlon, President & CEO of Milestone Aviation said, “I am delighted to announce these two very strong appointments. Between them, Sebastien and Michael have considerable industry experience and knowledge and I have no doubt that they will continue to strengthen and grow Milestone’s Commercial operation.”
Milestone Aviation Group, a GECAS company, is the world’s leading helicopter leasing and financing company. Milestone has a fleet of helicopters worth over US $5 billion plus a loan portfolio and debt commitments of approximately $400 million. Milestone partners with helicopter operators worldwide, providing a wide array of financial and productivity solutions, including operating leases, purchase/leasebacks, secured debt financing, engine leasing and fleet advisory. The company supports 48 customers in more than 30 countries serving a variety of industries, including offshore oil and gas, search and rescue, emergency medical services, police surveillance, mining and other utility missions. www.milestoneaviation.com
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) is a world-leading aviation lessor and financier. For over five decades, we have solved our customers’ challenges and helped their businesses to thrive. Whether your need is for narrow- or widebody aircraft, regional jets, turboprops, freighters, engines, helicopters, financing or materials, our name has become synonymous with trusted relationships, domain expertise and delivering on our promises.
GECAS offers a broad array of financing products and services on these assets including operating leases, purchase/leasebacks, secured debt financing, capital markets, and airframe parts management. GECAS owns, services or has on order more than 1,850 (~1,500 fixed wing/ ~350 rotary wing), plus provides loans collateralized on an additional ~320 aircraft. GECAS serves ~250 customers in over 75 countries from a network of 21 offices around the world.
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