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March 1, 2018January 23rd, 2019

AviaAM Financial Leasing China appointed new CEO

Tomas SidlauskasStarting 1st March, AviaAM Financial Leasing China, Zhengzhou (China) based aircraft leasing and trading company, will be led by a newly appointed CEO Tomas Sidlauskas.

“I am looking forward to this highly responsible and challenging step in my career. As a new CEO, I will focus on active development and portfolio diversification, with ambition to successfully implement forecasted projects and further strengthening position of the Joint Venture company in China and Asia market. AviaAM Financial Leasing China has very ambitious targets and together with the team I will put my best efforts to reach them in upcoming year as well as become highly respected and well recognized aviation leasing company within China’s market,” said Tomas Sidlauskas.

Having joined the Group in 2012 as a Senior Project Manager, Tomas quickly rose to the VP Sales and joined the Board of Directors in 2014. Over the years at AviaAM Leasing, Tomas has conducted many successful and valuable aircraft financing, trading and sale projects, involving major financial institutions, including but not limited to China Merchants Bank, China Development Bank, Skyco, PK AirFinance, as well as aircraft leasing specialists Aergo Capital, GTLK Europe and others.

„We are glad that AviaAM Financial Leasing China will be led by professional like Tomas. He has valuable long-term experience in aviation with specialisation in finance and banking. During the last four years, Tomas has implemented and conducted over 40 AviaAM Leasing financial projects. He has a strong personality and will definitely lead the company to planned results, as well as assure active development. He is a Member of the Board at AviaAM Leasing and actively participates in both AviaAM Leasing and AviaAM Financial Leasing China projects, that is why his candidacy was welcomed with great pleasure,“ commented Tadas Goberis, CEO and Chairman of the Board of AviaAM Leasing. 

Last year, AviaAM Financial Leasing China, a joint-venture between AviaAM Leasing and the Henan Civil Aviation Development and Investment Company (HNCA), completed an aircraft delivery project worth $500 million. Eight brand new Airbus aircraft were delivered to Aeroflot – Russian Airlines. Tomas Sidlauskas is replacing a former CEO of the company Domas Girtavicius who was working there nearly for two years from the start of AviaAM Financial Leasing China.