September 24, 2018
AerCap Names Bart Ligthart Head of Trading and Portfolio Management
DUBLIN – AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap”) (NYSE: AER) has announced today that Bart Ligthart will assume the position of Head of Trading and Portfolio Management, with immediate effect.
Mr. Ligthart joined the AerCap Portfolio Management team in 2007, and was appointed to the position of Head of Trading earlier this year. Mr. Ligthart has 11 years of experience in aircraft trading and portfolio management in both wide and narrow body aircraft. He has been central to developing and executing AerCap’s portfolio management strategy.
“We are fortunate to have someone of Bart’s caliber and experience to lead our portfolio management team and to take advantage of market opportunities. Bart has a proven track record of execution and a tremendous understanding of both aircraft and the aircraft investor markets.” said Aengus Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, AerCap.
AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with, as of June 30, 2018, 1,471 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio. AerCap has one of the most attractive order books in the industry. AerCap serves approximately 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER) and has its headquarters in Dublin with offices in Shannon, Los Angeles, Singapore, Amsterdam, Fort Lauderdale, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.
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