GE Capital Aviation Services Appoints Todd Freeman Regional Manager for Middle East, Africa and Russia/CIS

May 29, 2015

SHANNON, Ireland, May 29, 2015 -- GE Capital Aviation Services Limited (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing arm of GE, today announced the appointment of Todd Freeman as senior vice president and regional manager for the Middle East, Africa and Russia/CIS effective June 1. He will be based in Dubai and oversee five regional sales offices that serve more than 50 airline customers and manage over 300 leased aircraft.

Freeman has held numerous sales and marketing management positions in Europe, Asia, and the USA during his 25-year career in the aviation financing industry. Most recently, he managed the regional aircraft portfolio at GECAS and played an important role in GECAS’s entry into turboprop and helicopter leasing and financing. 

Freeman is a board member of the ISTAT Foundation and Airlink, Inc. and previously served on the boards of the Regional Airline Association, the European Regions Airlines Association, and GRA Consulting. He is a commercial and instrument rated pilot and is an active AngelFlight volunteer pilot. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Lehigh University and a master’s degree and MBA from The Wharton School’s Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.

About GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)
GECAS is the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft financing and leasing business of GE. It is the global leader in aircraft financing, offering the widest range of aircraft types from helicopters to narrow and wide body jets, and financing options including operating leases and secured debt financing. With 40+ years of industry experience, GECAS currently leases more than 1,570 aircraft to over 235 customers in 75 countries and also provides productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, aviation consulting services, and spare parts financing and management.  A unit of GE Capital, GECAS stays close to its customers with offices in 25 cities around the world. (

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