Willis Lease Finance Corporation reported that Jesse V. Crews will join the company as Chief Operating Officer on July 29, 2009. Crews spent 26 years with GATX Corporation, where he served as President and CEO of GATX Capital Corporation, a diversified equipment leasing company with approximately $3.5 billion in assets and $5 billion in managed third party assets. Over the past five years, he served as a managing director for Fortress Investment Group, an equity investment firm with approximately $30 billion of funds under management.
Boeing set to manufacture 184 AH-64E Apaches for the U.S. Army and overseas users
Boeing has confirmed it is to build 184 AH-64E Apaches for the U.S. Army as well as several international customers. This will include the first Apaches for Australia. This latest award, valued at US$1.9 billion, will bring the total current funded value of the contract to US$2.1 billion. Future obligations have the potential to see