Ken Sewell has joined the International Bureau of Aviation as Head of Aircraft Transactions. He will be responsible for aircraft remarketing and associated transaction management across IBA’s growing managed portfolio as well as seeking new business opportunities worldwide.
Ken brings with him over thirty five years’ experience in the aviation industry in both a technical and commercial environment. He started his career with British Airways in the mid-seventies as an Avionics Technician and later became manager of the component overhaul workshops and the material management and supply chain operations. In 1999 Ken joined their aircraft trading team, initially as a Technical Programme Manager and subsequently as Aircraft Trading Manager.
In 2006 Ken joined Allco Finance Group as their Marketing and Portfolio Manager, responsible for a fleet of over sixty aircraft. Subsequently Ken formed his own asset management business, providing technical, asset management and marketing consultancy services to a range of financial institutions.
Commenting on Ken’s appointment, Phil Seymour IBA’s President and COO says, “Ken brings with him a vast range of experience in aircraft transaction management and remarketing. His skill-set complements and enhances the services we offer to our asset management clients, where both the commercial aspects and the technical considerations of the aircraft are very important.”
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The International Bureau of Aviation (IBA) was established in 1988 to provide independent expert business analysis to the aviation industry. IBA advises commercial and business aviation clients, aircraft/engine manufacturers and operators. Services include asset valuations, technical and engine management, consulting and commercial services, industry and sector research and analysis. Please visit www.ibagroup.com.
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It will provide aircraft inspections and airline oversight across its portfolio of commercial and corporate aircraft and helicopters.