Matthias Müller joins Global Jet Capital as European sales director


Global Jet Capital has appointed Matthias Müller as sales director for Europe.

Müller, who officially commenced his role on July 1, has more than 25 years’ experience in the business aviation sector. Before joining Global Jet Capital he spent 13 years with GE Capital Corporate Aircraft Finance, where he was Commercial Leader EMEA.

Müller will report to Robert Gates, Global Jet Capital’s managing director, head of sales for EMEA and APAC. He will continue to be based in Zurich with a primary focus on growing the European business.

Robert Gates, Global Jet Capital’s managing director, EMEA and APAC sales said: “I am delighted to welcome Matthias to the team at Global Jet Capital. Matthias has a wealth of knowledge and experience of the EMEA business aviation market, which is a major part of our future growth plans and we believe that he will be invaluable to our expansion in this key market.”

Müller said “I am very pleased to have joined Global Jet Capital’s growing team. It’s extremely well-funded and Europe is a particular focus for us – I look forward to growing our business here.”

Global Jet Capital launched in 2014 and it is capitalized by three global investment firms – GSO Capital Partners, a Blackstone company in partnership with Franklin Square Capital Partners*; The Carlyle Group; and AE Industrial Partners.