Chief Executive Officer
Andy Cronin was appointed Avolon’s Chief Executive Officer in October 2022 and is a globally recognised leader within the aviation industry, having held a range of senior roles across the sector for more than 20 years.
As part of the founding team and serving as Avolon’s CFO from 2010 to 2022, Andy has played a central role in building the company to the industry-leading position it holds today. He has successfully led Finance and Capital Market teams through numerous capital raises, corporate acquisitions, and most notably Avolon’s listing on the NYSE.
Prior to joining Avolon, Andy served as SVP Investor Markets at RBS Aviation Capital with responsibility for disposal, financing and debt syndication of operating lease and structured debt products to a wide pool of investors and banking communities. Before working at RBS Aviation Capital, Andy worked in numerous commercial and operational roles at FLS Aerospace.
Andy has a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Master of Industrial Engineering degree, both with First Class Honours from University College Dublin.
President & Chief Commercial Officer
Paul Geaney was appointed as Avolon’s Chief Commercial Officer in July 2021, adding the role of President in July 2022.
He is responsible for the Commercial Team at Avolon, leading the business’s aircraft origination, marketing, and commercial insights activity. He also leads Avolon’s eVTOL subsidiary Avolon-e and oversees Avolon’s OEM team who manage Avolon’s orderbook and aircraft manufacturer relationships.
Paul was a founding member of the Avolon team in May 2010 in the role of Head of Americas; he was then Head of OEM, and latterly Chief Risk Officer.
Before joining Avolon he spent three years with Claret Capital, including a period running one of its aviation related portfolio companies, before becoming a partner at the firm.
Paul began his aviation career in 2002 working for RBS Aviation Capital on its credit and pricing teams and ran RBS’s international corporate jet finance business. Paul started his professional career with Merrill Lynch in New York where he worked for its healthcare banking team.
Paul holds a Bachelor in Economics and Politics degree from Trinity College, Dublin, and was on the Board of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading (ISTAT) from 2019 to 2023.
Chief People Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Felipe Campos was appointed Avolon’s Chief Operating Officer in October 2022 and oversees all the company’s operational activity, including the transaction management, technical, IT, workplace services, and customer operations teams.
Felipe joined Avolon in April 2016 and most recently served as Chief Technical Officer from 2021 to 2022. In this role he managed all technical aspects of the business including lease negotiation, transitions, new aircraft deliveries and oversight of delivered aircraft while on lease. Prior to this, as the Head of Latin America, Felipe was responsible for managing Avolon's relationships with the airlines in the region.
Before joining Avolon, Felipe held a variety of roles across the aviation industry including with GE Aviation, LATAM and TAM airlines. These roles involved responsibility for marketing, aircraft financing, leasing, fleet planning, engines, and supply chain contracts.
Felipe holds a Master of Science in Naval Engineering and Project Management, and a Naval Engineering degree from Escola Politécnica at the University of São Paulo.
Chief Risk Officer
Jim Morrison was appointed Chief Risk Officer in October 2022. He is responsible for the implementation, oversight, and continued development of Avolon’s risk management strategy, ensuring that Avolon proactively addresses the immediate and future challenges faced by the industry.
A member of Avolon since 2017, Jim most recently served as Head of Portfolio Management where he was responsible for identifying and projecting key industry trends, performing airline and market analysis, and developing aircraft investment cases. Jim led Avolon’s strategic entry into the freighter market and helped launch our eVTOL commercialization strategy. Jim contributes to Avolon’s thought leadership agenda, authoring our annual outlook papers and developing Avolon’s sustainability initiatives.
Prior to joining Avolon, Jim held airline marketing, market analysis, and product strategy roles with CIT Aerospace and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. Jim is an ISTAT Certified Appraiser and a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario.
Jim holds a Master of Science in Technology and Policy degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Physics degree from Queen’s University, Kingston.
Steven GrahamHead of Europe and OEM
Simon J. HansonChairman Middle East & APAC
Donal O'NeillManaging Director
Northeast Asia & Oceania
Daniel SilbermanManaging Director, Americas
Ramon StortiniManaging Director Middle East, India & SE Asia
David BreenHead of Corporate Development
& Investor Relations
Douglas KeatingeHead of Communications
David MurrayHead of Transactions
Paraic QuinnHead of Capital Markets & Trading
Ed RileyGeneral Counsel
Marie RyanHead of Commercial Insights
Enda SwanHead of Technical
08 Feb 2024
AVOLON REPORTS STRONG 2023 FULL YEAR RESULTS
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2023 Sustainability Report
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2023 ANNUAL REPORT
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