Daily News: October 21, 2014

Aircastle Appoints Former GE Capital Exec as General Counsel

Aircastle announced the appointment of Christopher L. Beers as general counsel. Prior to joining, Beers held senior positions at GE Capital for 14 years, including SVP and associate general counsel at GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) from 2009 to 2014, and SVP and general counsel of GE Transportation Finance from 2006 to 2009. He also was SVP and counsel of GECAS from 2000 to 2006. Previously, Beers was a senior associate at the law firm of Milbank Tweed Hadley and McCloy in New York City.

Ron Wainshal, Aircastle’s CEO, commented, “We welcome Chris Beers as our General Counsel, and are pleased to add an experienced industry veteran of his caliber to Aircastle’s management team. With more than 20 years of experience, Chris adds considerable industry experience and expertise to our company. I also thank Alex Green, whose great efforts in serving as Aircastle’s interim General Counsel over the past two months have earned him an expanded role in our Company going forward. Alex has been promoted to executive vice president and associate general counsel.”