Jonty Nel has been appointed as GECAS’ EVP Commercial – International. He will take up the role from April 2020.
In this role, Nel will be responsible for building and executing GECAS’ commercial strategies across a number of regions, platforms and teams including Asia-Pacific, MAC, Europe & Canada, and Latin American & Caribbean regions, as well as GECAS’ Cargo business and Airline & Fleet Strategy team. Nel will also join the GECAS Leadership Team and will be based in the Dubai office.
With more than twenty years’ experience in aviation finance, he first joined GE in 1999 to lead GE Capital’s corporate aircraft leasing and financing efforts in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. As a former member of the GECAS team for over ten years, Nel, held various commercial and leadership roles including MAC Regional Manager, Milestone Aviation Commercial Integration Leader, and SVP – Commercial, Emerging Markets for Milestone Aviation.
Speaking on the appointment, Greg Conlon, CEO, GECAS said, “I am delighted to welcome Jonty back to the GECAS team. He brings with him a wealth of experience that will further strengthen GECAS’ development and execution of commercial strategy.”