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) January 17, 2023
(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 January 15, 2023, Aircastle Limited announced the appointment of Paul O'Callaghan as Chief Operations Officer effective March 1, 2023, 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: January 17, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aircastle Appoints Paul O’Callaghan as Chief Operations Officer Effective March 1, 2023
Stamford, CT. January 15, 2023 — Aircastle Limited (“Aircastle”) announced today the appointment of Paul O’Callaghan as Chief Operations Officer effective March 1, 2023. Mr. O’Callaghan is currently Aircastle's EVP of Portfolio Management, a role he has held since May 2014. He joined Aircastle in September 2005 as VP, Technical. Prior to joining Aircastle, Mr. O’Callaghan held several aircraft maintenance management positions with several different airlines in Ireland and the U.S. He received a B.E. in Electronics from University College Dublin in 1994. As Chief Operations Officer, Paul will be responsible for portfolio operations, asset management and technical functions.
Mike Inglese, Aircastle’s CEO, commented, “We are pleased to promote and appoint Paul as our Chief Operations Officer to complement our deep and talented leadership team. With more than 26 years of relevant experience in portfolio management, aircraft trading and aircraft maintenance management, Paul brings considerable skills and expertise to lead this new function and support Aircastle's continued growth as a leading investor in commercial aircraft.”
About Aircastle Limited
Aircastle Limited acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world. As of November 30, 2022, Aircastle owned and managed on behalf of its joint ventures 250 aircraft leased to 76 customers located in 46 countries.
Aircastle Advisor LLC
Jim Connelly, SVP ESG & Corporate Communications