ChapmanFreeborn appoints Claire Geary as Group Marketing Director andScott Collier as President – ACMI Leasing

Published: Wednesday, April 19, 2023

London Gatwick, UK—ChapmanFreeborn, the global air charter specialist and part of Avia Solutions Group, has appointed Claire Geary as Group Marketing Director, a new position within the company.

Claire joins the business following two years as Marketing Director EMEA with Cirium, prior to which she held marketing management positions at South African Airways in Africa, and was Manager of Corporate Communications, Marketing and Brand at Emirates Airline, based in the Middle East.

Drawing upon her wealth of aviation marketing experience, Claire will lead the Marketing Team with a focus on brand, marketing communications, PR and events. She will work closely with the ChapmanFreeborn Executive Committee, Regional Presidents and parent company, Avia Solutions Group, to design, formulate and implement a marketing strategy that drives revenue.

“I am excited to have joined ChapmanFreeborn in this new role and am very much looking forward to working with the team, being a part of the business, and taking the company towards new heights. It’s a fantastic opportunity to use my marketing expertise and strong aviation background in a well-respected company within the global aviation industry,” says Claire who is reporting to Neil Dursley, Group CCO.

Scott Collier, meanwhile, has been named as the company’s President – ACMI Leasing to lead the newly-formed global ACMI department.

Scott brings almost three decades of extensive industry experience to ChapmanFreeborn from across all areas of the industry, from airline operations, commercial sectors and tour operating, to running his own successful aircraft leasing company.

His breadth of aviation insight has led to his aptitude for identifying potential opportunities in adversity and navigating the more challenging leasing markets globally.