June 16, 2014
BOC Aviation announces senior management appointments, London subsidiary
BOC Aviation reported the appointment of Steven Townend as Chief
Commercial Officer for Europe, Americas & Africa. He has moved from the company’s Singapore headquarters to London, where a new subsidiary has been formed. Mr. Townend has been Chief Commercial Officer in charge of the revenue side of the company since 2004. He has more than 20 years of aviation finance and leasing experience. Mr. Townend will oversee all senior relationships within Europe, Americas and Africa and have primary responsibility for airline leasing and sales in these regions. He will also lead the company’s strategy for developing capital market products for both airline customers and third-party investors. Graham Lees has been named Head of Aircraft Sales, based in Singapore. Prior to this, he
was the Head of Airline Leasing & Sales for Asia Pacific and the Middle East, backed by more than 25 years of experience in various disciplines within the commercial aerospace sector, including senior positions with both airframe and engine manufacturers. Nick Devall is appointed Head of Airline Leasing & Sales for Asia Pacific and Middle East, adding depth to the management team with 29 years of experience marketing and selling to airlines globally. He will be based in Singapore.