Graeme Shanks has joined Global Jet Capital as Sales Director, Northern Europe and sub-Saharan Africa.
Shanks had previously been at CIT as Vice President for Sales, Business Aircraft Finance, where he focused on the Middle East and Africa.
“I am pleased to welcome Graeme to the team at Global Jet Capital. Europe is one of our core markets and Graeme’s wealth of knowledge and experience of European and African business aviation will be invaluable to our expansion plans. Graeme is the third important hire in recent months as we have moved quickly to build out of our international origination team.” said Robert Gates, managing director, EMEA and APAC sales, Global Jet Capital.
Shanks will be based in London, and will coordinate and oversee leasing and financing for clients in the UK, Scandinavia, and northern Europe, as well as sub-Saharan markets, including Nigeria and South Africa.
“I am delighted to have joined the team at Global Jet Capital.. Clients across Europe and Africa are looking for business aircraft financing solutions and the expanding Global Jet Capital platform is ideally suited to meeting their needs.” said Shanks.