SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) August 24, 2022
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
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|c/o Aircastle Advisor LLC, 201 Tresser Boulevard,|
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Section 5 – Corporate Governance and Management
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On August 24, 2022, Aircastle Limited announced the appointment of Roy Chandran as Chief Financial Officer as of September 1, 2022, as described in the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, which is incorporated by reference.
Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|/s/ Christopher L. Beers|
|Christopher L. Beers|
|Chief Legal Officer and Secretary|
Date: August 24, 2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aircastle Appoints Roy Chandran as Chief Financial Officer
Stamford, CT. August 24, 2022 — Aircastle Limited (“Aircastle” or “the Company”) announced today the appointment of Roy Chandran as Chief Financial Officer as of September 1, 2022. On July 28, 2022, the Company had announced the resignation of Aaron Dahlke, as Chief Financial Officer, and that Mr. Chandran would serve as the Interim Chief Financial Officer until a successor was identified.
Mike Inglese, Aircastle’s CEO, commented, “We are pleased to have Roy succeed Aaron as our Chief Financial Officer, particularly given his extensive capital markets experience and relationships. Roy’s willingness to immediately step into the interim assignment and quickly accept the permanent role underscores the depth of our management bench and succession planning processes.”
Roy Chandran was appointed Aircastle’s Chief Strategy Officer in March 2020. Prior to joining Aircastle in May 2008, Mr. Chandran was a Director at Citi in the Global Structured Solutions Group, having originally joined Salomon Brothers in 1997. Mr. Chandran holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia and obtained his MBA from the International Institute of Management Development, Switzerland.
About Aircastle Limited
Aircastle Limited acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world. As of May 31, 2022, Aircastle owned and managed on behalf of its joint ventures 250 aircraft leased to 74 customers located in 44 countries.
Aircastle Advisor LLC
Jim Connelly, SVP ESG & Corporate Communications