Aircastle names chief accounting officer

Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) has announced appointment of Jim Connelly as Chief Accounting Officer, the company said.

Connelly has been Aircastle´s Controller since January 2013. He joined Aircastle in May 2007 as Assistant Controller, Operational Accounting. Prior to joining Aircastle, Connelly was with Lehman Brothers as Controller beginning in January 2001. He received a B.S. in Accounting from Syracuse University.

Aircastle Limited acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world. As of June 30, 2018, Aircastle owned and managed on behalf of its joint ventures 240 aircraft leased to 84 customers located in 45 countries.