People: Aircastle Ltd (AYR)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Ueberroth

77 2012 Independent Chairman of the Board

Ron Wainshal

51 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Inglese

53 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Schreiner

57 2004 Executive Vice President - Technical

Aaron Dahlke

46 2005 Chief Accounting Officer

Christopher Beers

50 2014 General Counsel

Michael Kriedberg

53 2013 Chief Commercial Officer

Masumi Kakinoki

57 2014 Director

Ryusuke Konto

59 2013 Director

Gentaro Toya

56 2013 Director

Ronald Allen

72 2006 Independent Director

Giovanni Bisignani

69 2012 Independent Director

Michael Cave

54 2014 Independent Director

Douglas Hacker

59 2006 Independent Director

Ronald Merriman

70 2006 Independent Director

Agnes Mura

65 2013 Independent Director

Charles Pollard

57 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Ueberroth

Mr. Peter V. Ueberroth is Independent Chairman of the Board of Aircastle LTD. He was appointed to our Board on August 2, 2006 and became Chairman of the Board in August 2012. Mr. Ueberroth is an investor in and has served as Chairman of the Contrarian Group, Inc., a business management company, since 1989. He is the co-chairman of Pebble Beach Company and a director of the Coca-Cola Company and Bell Riddell Giro, formerly known as Easton Bell Sports. He also served as director of Adecco SA, an international, publicly traded employment services company; Ambassadors International, Inc., a publicly traded travel services business; and Hilton Hotels Corporation during the past five years.

Ron Wainshal

Mr. Ron Wainshal is Chief Executive Officer, Director of Aircastle Ltd. Mr. Wainshal was appointed to our Board on May 25, 2010. Mr. Wainshal became our Chief Executive Officer in May 2005. Prior to joining Aircastle, Mr. Wainshal was in charge of the Asset Management group of General Electric Capital Aviation Services, or “GECAS,” from 2003 to 2005. After joining GECAS in 1998, he also led many of GECAS’s U.S. airline restructuring efforts and its bond market activities and played a major role in marketing and structured finance for GECAS in the Americas. Before joining GECAS, he was a principal and co-owner of a financial advisory company specializing in transportation infrastructure from 1994 to 1998 and prior to that held positions at Capstar Partners, The Transportation Group in New York and Ryder System in Miami. Mr. Wainshal is a director of EveryWare Global, Inc. He received a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth Graduate School of Business.

Michael Inglese

Mr. Michael J. Inglese is the Chief Financial Officer of Aircastle Ltd., since April 12, 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Inglese served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PanAmSat Holding Corporation, where he served as Chief Financial Officer from June 2000 until the closing of PanAmSat’s sale to Intelsat in July 2006. Mr. Inglese joined PanAmSat in May 1998 as Vice President, Finance after serving as Chief Financial Officer for DIRECTV Japan, Inc. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst who holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University College of Engineering and his MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Business Management.

Joseph Schreiner

Mr. Joseph Schreiner is Executive Vice President - Technical of Aircastle Ltd. Prior to joining Aircastle, Mr. Schreiner oversaw the technical department at AAR Corp, a provider of products and services to the aviation and defense industries from 1998 to 2004 where he managed aircraft and engine evaluations and inspections, aircraft lease transitions, reconfiguration and heavy maintenance. Prior to AAR, Mr. Schreiner spent 19 years at Boeing (McDonnell-Douglas) in various technical management positions. Mr. Schreiner received a BS from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Pepperdine University.

Aaron Dahlke

Mr. Aaron Dahlke is Chief Accounting Officer of Aircastle Ltd., since June 2005. Mr. Dahlke was Vice President and Controller of Boullioun Aviation Services Inc. from January 2003 to May 2005. Prior to Boullioun, Mr. Dahlke was at ImageX.com, Inc. and Ernst & Young LLP. He received a B.S. in Accounting from California State University, San Bernardino. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

Christopher Beers

Mr. Christopher L. Beers is General Counsel of the company since November 2014. Mr. Beers held senior positions at GE Capital since 2000, including Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at GECAS from 2009 to 2014, and Senior Vice President and General Counsel of GE Transportation Finance from 2006 to 2009. Previously, Mr. Beers was a Senior Associate at the law firm of Milbank Tweed Hadley and McCloy in New York City. Mr. Beers holds a BS in Economics from Arizona State University and a JD from Pace Law School.

Michael Kriedberg

Mr. Michael Kriedberg is Chief Commercial Officer of the company since April 2013. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Kriedberg served as an Executive Vice President, Aviation Financing Operations of GECAS from August 2009. From January 2008 to August 2009, Mr. Kriedberg was the Chief Investment Officer of GE Capital Corporation (“GECC”) and President of the Bank Loan Group division of GECC from August 2006 to January 2008. Mr. Kriedberg holds a bachelor degree in Economics from SUNY Albany and a Master’s degree in Accounting from Pace University.

Masumi Kakinoki

Mr. Masumi Kakinoki is Director of the Company. Mr. Kakinoki was appointed to our Board on May 22, 2014. Mr. Kakinoki is the President and CEO of Marubeni America Corporation (“Marubeni America”). Mr. Kakinoki began his career at Marubeni Corporation (“Marubeni”) in April 1980. He served in several senior positions within Marubeni. In April 2010, he was appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Power Projects and Infrastructure Division of Marubeni. He served in this position for three years. In June 2013, Mr. Kakinoki was appointed as Marubeni’s Representative Director (Member of the Board of Marubeni) / Managing Executive Officer in charge of Corporate Planning & Strategy Department and other corporate departments of Marubeni. Mr. Kakinoki graduated from the Faculty of Law at University of Tokyo.

Ryusuke Konto

Mr. Ryusuke Konto is the Director of Aircastle Limited, effective August 2, 2013. In April 2013, Mr. Konto was appointed as Chairman of Marubeni Aerospace Corporation which specializes in import and supply of foreign products and parts for the aerospace and defense sectors in Japan. Mr. Konto served as an Executive Officer of Marubeni Corporation from 2009 to 2011; in Dubai as Regional CEO for the Middle East and North Africa in 2009 and in Los Angeles as Senior Executive Vice President and COO of Marubeni America Corporation from 2010 to 2011. From 2007 to 2008, he served as Senior Operating Officer, Transportation Machinery Division and from 2003 to 2006, as Director, Aerospace & Defense Systems Unit of Marubeni Corporation.

Gentaro Toya

Mr. Gentaro Toya is the Director of Aircastle Limited. Mr. Toya was appointed to our Board on August 2, 2013. In August 2013, Mr. Toya was appointed as Executive Vice President of Marubeni America Corporation which is a general trading company, engaged as an intermediary, importer/exporter, facilitator or broker in various types of trade between and among business enterprises and countries. From 2010 to 2012, he served as Senior Operating Officer, Transportation Machinery Division and from 2007 to 2009, as Director, Aerospace & Defense Systems Unit of Marubeni Corporation. Mr. Toya has over 25 years’ experience in the aviation industry and brings to the Board extensive experience in operations, strategic planning and financial matters relevant to the aviation industry

Ronald Allen

Mr. Ronald W. Allen is Independent Director of Aircastle Limited, since February 2012, He was appointed to our Board on August 2, 2006. Mr. Allen served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Aaron’s, Inc. from February 2012 until his retirement effective August 31, 2014. Mr. Allen also resigned from the Board of Directors of Aaron’s, Inc. effective August 31, 2014. In November 2012, Mr. Allen was appointed Chairman of the Board of Aaron’s, Inc., where he had served as a Director since 1997. Mr. Allen served as interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Aaron’s, Inc. from November 2011 to February 2012. Mr. Allen retired as the Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Delta Air Lines, Inc., one of the world’s largest global airlines, in July 1997. From July 1997 through July 2005, Mr. Allen was a consultant to and Advisory Director of Delta. He was elected a director of Forward Air Corporation in November 2014. He previously served as a Director of Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc. from 2006 to 2010, Forward Air Corporation from 2011 to 2013 and Guided Therapeutics Inc. from 2008 to January 31, 2014. He is also a Director of The Coca-Cola Company.

Giovanni Bisignani

Mr. Giovanni Bisignani is a Independent Director of Aircastle Limited, since May 24, 2012. Mr. Bisignani was appointed to our Board on May 24, 2012. Mr. Bisignani was the Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association, or IATA, from 2002 to 2011. In 2001, he launched the European travel portal Opodo and served as its Chief Executive Officer. From 1998 to 2001 he served as CEO & Managing Director of SM Logistics, a group of logistics and freight forwarding companies partially owned by General Electric. From 1994 to 1998, Mr. Bisignani served as President of Tirrenia di Navigazione, the largest Italian ferry company. He spent five years as CEO and Managing Director of Alitalia from 1989 to 1994. During this time he also served on the IATA Board of Governors. He has been a Member of the Pratt & Whitney Advisory Board and Chairman of Galileo International. Mr. Bisignani began his career with Citibank and then held several high-level positions at the energy company ENI and with the Italian industrial conglomerate IRI Group. Mr. Bisignani is a member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Aviation, Travel & Tourism (Switzerland) and is a Visiting Professor, at Cranfield University – School of Engineering (UK).

Michael Cave

Mr. Michael J. Cave is an Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed to our Board on May 22, 2014. Previously, he served as a Senior Vice President of The Boeing Company, the world’s leading aerospace company and the largest manufacturer of commercial jetliners and military aircraft from 2007 through his retirement in 2014. Mr. Cave served as President and Principal Executive Officer and as a director of the Boeing Capital Corporation from 2010 to 2014. Mr. Cave served as a director of Private Export Funding Corporation from 2010 until 2014. Mr. Cave served as senior vice president of business development and strategy for The Boeing Company, as senior vice president/chief financial officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes and as vice president, finance for Boeing Information, Space & Defense Systems from 1998 through 2006. Prior to 1998, Mr. Cave held a variety of other assignments across Boeing’s defense and commercial businesses. He was named one of the 100 Most Important Hispanics in Technology and Business for 2006 by Hispanic Engineer and Information Technology magazine. He holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Purdue University. Mr. Cave is a director of Harley-Davidson, Inc. and Ball Corporation.

Douglas Hacker

Mr. Douglas A. Hacker is Independent Director of Aircastle Limited. He was appointed to our Board on August 2, 2006. Mr. Hacker is currently an independent business executive and formerly served from December 2002 to May 2006 as Executive Vice President, Strategy for UAL Corporation, an airline holding company. Prior to this position, Mr. Hacker served with UAL Corporation as President, UAL Loyalty Services from September 2001 to December 2002 and as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer from July 1999 to September 2001. Mr. Hacker serves as a director of Travelport Worldwide Limited and served as a director of SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd form 2010 until 2014. Mr. Hacker also serves as a director or trustee of a series of open-end investment companies that are part of the Columbia family of mutual funds and as a director of Spartan Nash.

Ronald Merriman

Mr. Ronald L. Merriman is Independent Director of Aircastle Limited. He was appointed to our Board on August 2, 2006. Mr. Merriman serves as the Chair of the Audit Committee. He is the retired Vice Chair of KPMG, a global accounting and consulting firm, where he served from 1967 to 1997 in various positions, including as a member of the Executive Management Committee and as chair of the firm’s Global Transportation Practice. He also served as Executive Vice President of Ambassador International, Inc., a publicly traded travel services business, from 1997 to 1999; Executive Vice President of Carlson Wagonlit Travel, a global travel management firm, from 1999 to 2000; and Managing Director of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, a global law firm, from 2000 to 2003. He is also a director of Pentair, Ltd., (formerly Pentair, Inc.), Realty Income Corporation, and Haemonetics Corporation.

Agnes Mura

Ms. Agnes Mura is the Independent Director of Aircastle Limited. Ms. Mura was appointed to our Board on February 18, 2013. Ms. Mura has been the President of Agnes Mura, Inc., (AMI) since 1997. AMI is a leadership development firm, specializing in global executive coaching and organizational behavior for senior teams in Global 1000 companies. Prior to AMI, Ms. Mura was Vice President and IPB California Representative of Bankers Trust Co. from 1993 to 1996. From 1985 to 1993, she was Assistant Vice President, and then Vice President for First Interstate Bank Ltd. Ms. Mura was the Foreign Relations Manager for the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee from 1983 to 1985. She holds a BA from Edinburgh University and an MA from the University of Cologne, Germany.

Charles Pollard

Mr. Charles W. Pollard is the Independent Director of Aircastle Limited. Mr. Pollard was appointed to our Board on July 6, 2010. In 1997, Mr. Pollard joined Omni Air International, Inc., a passenger charter carrier where he served variously as Managing Director, President and CEO, and Vice Chairman until 2009. Previously he spent 10 years in senior management positions, including President and CEO, at World Airways, Inc., the oldest U.S. charter airline. Prior to joining World Airways, Inc., he practiced corporate law at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. He currently serves on the board of directors of Allegiant Travel Company. Mr. Pollard previously served as a director of Air Partner plc until 2014 and AeroMechanical Services Ltd. until 2011.
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