Contrail Aviation Support, a full-service engine asset management platform as well as worldwide supplier of surplus and aftermarket commercial jet engine components, has announced the appointment of GECAS veteran Gerard Browne as SVP of Marketing & Origination.
In his new role, Browne will focus on sourcing assets from lessors and airlines across the globe, leveraging his experience, background and deep relationships within the industry to identify opportunities for strategic growth. He teams up with Mark Shaw (Contrail’s Senior VP Airline Marketing) to represent the company from a marketing leadership perspective, helping to promote Contrail’s asset strategy, profile and position in the industry.
Browne joins Contrail having most recently served as the VP of Engine Trading at GECAS & AerCap in Shannon, Ireland. In that role, he developed and implemented sales strategies for the organisation to involve asset types and timing of engine trading. Prior to that, he was the AVP of Engine Leasing at GE Capital Aviation Services.