President and CEO
Mr. Chang was appointed President & CEO of CDB Aviation in December 2016.
An active member of the aviation community for the past four decades, Mr. Chang's experience spans manufacturing, sales, and leasing. Joining the aviation industry straight after graduate school in 1979, Mr. Chang began his career at Boeing, followed by participation in the McDonnell Douglas - China MD-82 co-production program (Shanghai). Peter has a long track record with airlines, successfully marketed MD aircraft and as Managing Director for Guinness Peat Aviation (GPA), he was the first to start the aircraft operating leases in China. Founder of the China Aviation Marketing Services, a China focused consulting firm which represented some of the industry's most well-respected businesses such as FedEx, Rockwell Collins, ATR Aircraft & Gulfstream.
Mr. Chang also served as Executive Vice President for companies including Aircastle Advisers and International Leasing Finance Corporation (ILFC) and prior to Joining CDB Aviation, he was the Principal for China Aviation Advisors Group.