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Joost Gieskes

Vice President Marketing, North America

Joost Gieskes joined Avolon in 2014 as Vice President of Marketing covering North America, where he originates transactions and manages customer and key counterparty relationships.

Prior to joining Avolon, Joost spent three years in the risk department at Aircastle, where he analyzed and monitored counterparty credit risk of Aircastle’s global customers.

Previous to that, Joost was a fixed-income analyst at JPMorgan in New York, covering high grade, high yield, and distressed transportation and real estate companies.

Joost started his professional career as an analyst with the Seabury Group, a New York based boutique investment bank and advisory firm, specializing in aviation and transportation. There Joost worked on the origination and execution of a variety of corporate finance transactions, including restructurings and capital raises.

Joost holds a B.A. from Connecticut College with a dual concentration in Economics and International Relations, and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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