BOC Aviation announces new appointments

Published: Friday, March 8, 2019

BOC Aviation appointed Graham Lees director and head of Revenue in the firm’s New York office and Andrew Taylor head of Aircraft Sales in Singapore.

In his new role, Lees will also serve as a director on the board of BOC Aviation and be responsible for managing senior relationships with airframe and engine manufacturers on all revenue related areas.

Lees joined BOC in 2002, where he was most recently the head of Aircraft Sales, based in the Singapore office. He has more than 30 years of experience in various disciplines within the commercial aerospace sector and has held senior positions with airframe and engine manufacturers, as well as roles in both the leasing and aircraft sales divisions of BOC Aviation.

Prior to his new position, Taylor was executive vice president, Aircraft Sales, on the U.S. business side of BOC. He has more than 25 years of airline sales, marketing and leasing experience since starting his career with British Aerospace.

“BOC Aviation has enjoyed 25 years of excellence, and this was accomplished through the hard work of our staff. We place great emphasis on talent management and succession planning and our latest appointments reflect the depth of our staff capabilities,” said Robert Martin, managing director and CEO of BOC Aviation. “Graham and Andrew together bring almost 60 valuable years of combined industry experience to our global management team with experience across all of the core revenue competencies of the aircraft operating leasing business.”

BOC Aviation is a global aircraft operating leasing company with a fleet of 511 aircraft owned, managed and on order. It’s owned and managed fleet was leased to 93 airlines worldwide in 37 countries and regions as at December 31, 2018.