AV AirFinance Limited (AV AirFinance), a global commercial aviation loan servicer, has released that Kiel Garcia has joined AV AirFinance as Senior Vice President Loan Origination (APAC). Based in Singapore, Garcia will be responsible for sourcing loan opportunities and developing customer relationships in the Asia Pacific region.
Garcia has over 17 years of experience in aviation and asset finance. Prior to joining AV AirFinance, he spent three years in MUFG, most recently as Deputy Head of Aviation Finance, APAC. Garcia transitioned to MUFG when it acquired DVB Bank’s aviation finance business where he served as Senior Vice President.
In his roles at both MUFG and DVB Bank, he was responsible for sourcing and structuring finance leases, limited recourse operating lease financings, PDPs, engine financings and warehouse facilities across a wide range of airline and lessor clients and jurisdictions in the APAC region. Garcia also held senior roles at Philippine Airlines earlier in his career dealing with banks, aircraft lessors, and OEMs.