Fly Leasing names CFO

Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global provider of aircraft leasing, has appointed Julie Ruehl as its Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Gary Dales, who served as FLY´s CFO for ten years, the company said.

Prior to joining FLY, Ms. Ruehl previously served as the Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Big Heart Pet Brands and for its predecessor, Del Monte Corporation. Prior to that she was in a senior financial position with Sanmina Corporation, a global provider of electronics manufacturing services, and previously served as an Audit Partner at Arthur Andersen LLP. Ms. Ruehl graduated cum laude from Louisiana State University with a bachelor of science degree in Accounting.

FLY is a global aircraft leasing company with a fleet of modern, high-demand and fuel-efficient commercial jet aircraft. FLY acquires and leases its aircraft under multi-year operating lease contracts to a diverse group of airlines throughout the world. FLY is managed and serviced by BBAM LP, a worldwide provider of aircraft lease management and financing. For more information visit