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Global Jet Capital Announces Appointment of Business Jet Financing Expert Jolie Howard as Vice President Asia Sales

Posted by GJC Insider on 6/15/16 3:35 PM

Global Jet Capital, a global provider of financing solutions for Corporate Aircraft, has announced the appointment of Jolie Howard as Vice President Asia Sales.

Before joining Global Jet Capital, Jolie led CIT’s business aircraft finance practice in Asia and successfully developed new markets for business jet financing. Jolie is widely recognized as a leader in business aviation in the Asia Pacific region.

Jolie will report to David Henderson, Global Jet Capital’s Managing Director, Asia Sales, and will continue to be based in Hong Kong with a primary focus on the greater China market.

David Henderson, Global Jet Capital’s Managing Director, Asia Sales, said: “Jolie’s appointment is a significant move for building out our Asia Pacific capabilities. As well as being highly experienced in business aircraft ownership and finance, Jolie has a strong understanding of Asian markets and clients. Her contribution to our growth in the region will be immediate and impactful.”

Jolie Howard, Vice President Asia Sales, Global Jet Capital said: “I am very excited to be joining Global Jet Capital. It has one of the strongest senior management teams in business aviation, is extremely well-funded and totally committed to the private jet market in Asia.”

Prior to joining CIT, Jolie spent seven years as Director of Business Development at TAG Aviation Asia, where she was responsible for growing the business from a start-up to an operation with over thirty fully managed aircraft. Jolie also spent six years at Hong Kong Aviation Group where she implemented a number of major market development projects in the Greater China region.

Jolie’s recruitment follows a number of high-profile appointments at Global Jet Capital and is part of the company’s strategic move to add new talent in its key markets.

Global Jet Capital launched in 2014 and it is capitalized by three global investment firms – GSO Capital Partners, a Blackstone company in partnership with Franklin Square Capital Partners*; The Carlyle Group; and AE Industrial Partners. In January 2016 Global Jet Capital completed the purchase of GE’s corporate aircraft lease and loan book in the Americas.

The company’s current management team and executive committee is composed of leaders from business jet manufacturers, maintenance and service providers and leading financial institutions who have served the private aircraft industry for a combined 200-plus years and have completed over 3,500 aircraft transactions.

If a private aircraft is right for you, call us at 844.436.8200 or contact one of our management team members here.

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