People: Aircastle Ltd (AYR)

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24 Oct 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Peter Ueberroth

76 2012 Chairman of the Board

Ron Wainshal

50 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Director

Michael Inglese

51 2007 Chief Financial Officer

Joseph Schreiner

55 2004 Executive Vice President - Technical

Aaron Dahlke

44 2005 Chief Accounting Officer

Alexander Green

2014 Interim General Counsel, Interim Secretary

Giovanni Bisignani

68 2012 Director

Masumi Kakinoki

57 2014 Director

Ryusuke Konto

2013 Director

Agnes Mura

64 2013 Director

Gentaro Toya

55 2013 Director

Ronald Allen

72 2006 Independent Director

Michael Cave

53 2014 Independent Director

Douglas Hacker

58 2006 Independent Director

Ronald Merriman

69 2006 Independent Director

Charles Pollard

56 2010 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Peter Ueberroth

Mr. Peter Ueberroth is Chairman of the Board of Aircastle LTD. Mr. Ueberroth is an investor and Chairman of the Contrarian Group, Inc., a business management company; he has held this position since 1989. He is the co-chairman of Pebble Beach Company and a director of the Coca-Cola Company and 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 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 Commercial Aviation Service, or “GECAS,” from 2003 to 2005. After joining GECAS in 1998, he also led many of GECAS’ U.S. airline restructuring efforts and its bond market activities and played a major marketing and structured finance role 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 and The Transportation Group in New York and Ryder System in Miami. He received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business.

Michael Inglese

Mr. Michael J. Inglese is 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., since October 2004. 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. Prior to that, 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.

Alexander Green

Giovanni Bisignani

Mr. Giovanni Bisignani is a Director of Aircastle Limited, since May 24, 2012. Mr. Bisignani was the Director General and CEO of the International Air Transport Association (“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 studied both in Italy (Rome) and the United States (Harvard Business School).

Masumi Kakinoki

Mr. Masumi Kakinoki is Director of the Company. Mr. Kakinoki is currently the President and CEO of Marubeni America Corporation and is based in New York. Mr. Kakinoki began his career at Marubeni Corporation in 1980 and has served in several senior positions including as the Chief Operating Officer of the Power Projects and Infrastructure Division of Marubeni and as a Representative Director of Marubeni's Board. He was also previously the Managing Executive Officer in charge of Marubeni's Corporate Planning & Strategy Department and has led other corporate departments of Marubeni.

Ryusuke Konto

Mr. Ryusuke Konto has been appointed as 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 was Executive Officer of Marubeni Corporation from 2009 to 2011; in Dubai as Regional CEO for 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.

Agnes Mura

Ms. Agnes Mura has been appointed as Director of Aircastle Limited, effective 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 the Edinburgh University and an MA from the University of Cologne, Germany.

Gentaro Toya

Mr. Gentaro Toya has been appointed as Director of Aircastle Limited, effective August 2, 2013. Mr. Toya is the Assistant Advisor to the President for the Transportation Machinery Division, Marubeni Corporation. With over 25 years of experience in the aviation industry, Mr. Toya served as Senior Operating Officer, Transportation Machinery Division from 2010 to 2012 and as Director, Aerospace & Defense Systems Unit from 2007 to 2009.

Ronald Allen

Mr. Ronald W. Allen is Independent Director of Aircastle Limited, since February 2012, He was appointed to Board on August 2, 2006. In February 2012, Mr. Allen was appointed President and CEO of Aarons, Inc., a company specializing in lease ownership and specialty retailing of office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and electronics. Mr. Allen was a consultant to and Advisory Director of Delta Air Lines, Inc., from July 1997 through July 2005. He had been Delta’s Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer since 1987 and retired as its Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer in July 1997. Mr. Allen is also a director of the Coca-Cola Company and Aaron’s, Inc. He previously was a director at Interstate Hotel & Resorts from August 2006 through March 2010 and at Guided Therapeutics.

Michael Cave

Mr. Michael J. Cave is an Independent Director of the Company. Until his recent retirement, Michael Cave served as a Senior Vice President of The Boeing Company and President of Boeing Capital Corp., the company's financing arm. Prior to this position, Mr. Cave held a variety of senior roles including senior vice president of Business Development and Strategy for Boeing. From 2003 to 2005, Cave was Vice President and General Manager of Airplane Programs for Commercial Airplanes. In that position, he oversaw the 737, 747, 767 and 777 programs with a focus on strategy, product development and business results.

Douglas Hacker

Mr. Douglas A. Hacker is Independent Director of Aircastle Limited. 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 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 Nash Finch Company and SeaCube Container Leasing. The Board has determined that Mr. Hacker is “financially literate” as defined by NYSE rules and is a “financial expert” as defined by SEC regulations.

Ronald Merriman

Mr. Ronald L. Merriman is Independent Director of Aircastle Limited. 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; Managing Director of O’Melveny & Myers LLP, a global law firm, from 2000 to 2003; and Managing Director of Merriman Partners, a management advisory firm, from 2004 to 2010. He is also a director of. Pentair, Ltd., formerly Pentair, Inc, Realty Income Corporation and Haemonetics Corporation. The Board has determined that Mr. Merriman is “financially literate” as defined by NYSE rules and is a “financial expert” as defined by SEC regulations.

Charles Pollard

Mr. Charles W. Pollard is the Independent Director of Aircastle Limited. Mr. Pollard joined Omni Air International, Inc., a passenger charter carrier, in 1997, 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. He currently serves on the board of directors of Allegiant Travel Company and Air Partner plc.
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