Jackson Square Aviation names new CEO, president

Jackson Square Aviation (JSA) has announced that it has named Kevin McDonald as Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2019, the company said.

Chris Dailey has been named President and Chief Commercial Officer.

McDonald and Dailey have been with JSA since the company began in 2010. They helped develop and implement the strategy that has transformed JSA into one of the world´s leading lessors of new technology Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with a fleet of more than 200 planes placed with 49 customers in 27 countries. Currently, McDonald serves as JSA´s Chief Investment Officer and Dailey is JSA´s Chief Marketing Officer.

In transitioning to these new roles, McDonald will oversee JSA´s day-to-day operations, including the company´s finance, capital markets, legal, technical and risk divisions. Dailey will manage JSA´s global customer relationships, aircraft trading business and its manufacturer activities. The company operates from two primary locations, with McDonald based in San Francisco and Dailey based in Dublin.

Jackson Square Aviation (JSA) is a full‐service commercial aircraft lessor based in San Francisco, California, and Dublin, Ireland. It provides a variety of fleet and financial solutions to airlines such as sale and leaseback financing, PDP financing, and leasing solutions from its existing fleet.