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BOC Aviation Announces Change Of Chief Financial Officer

01 Oct 2020

BOC Aviation Limited (“BOC Aviation” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Mr. Steven Townend has commenced the role of Deputy Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 October 2020. In his new role, he oversees the Finance, Treasury, Tax, Risk and Settlement Departments.

Mr. Townend was formerly Chief Commercial Officer (Europe, Americas and Africa), based in London, a role he held since June 2014. Mr. Townend joined the Company in January 2001 as Structured Finance Director and was appointed the Chief Commercial Officer in July 2004. Mr. Townend has more than 29 years of leasing and banking experience. Mr. Townend replaces Mr. Phang Thim Fatt, who will remain with the Company to ensure a smooth transition of his duties until his retirement later in 2020.

Robert Martin, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, BOC Aviation, said: “We are delighted to welcome Steven back to our Singapore office. Having been with the Company for 19 years, Steven brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in the finance industry and in our business which will contribute to his new role as Chief Financial Officer.”

About BOC Aviation

BOC Aviation is a leading global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 571 aircraft owned, managed and on order. Its owned and managed fleet was leased to 91 airlines worldwide in 40 countries and regions as at 30 June 2020. BOC Aviation is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx code: 2588) and has its headquarters in Singapore with offices in Dublin, London, New York and Tianjin. For more information, visit www.bocaviation.com.


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