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Cronin, Andy

Firm: Avolon Holdings Limited
Position: Chief Executive Officer
Address: Number One Ballsbridge Building 1 Shelbourne Road Dublin 4 D04 FP65
Phone: +353 1 231 5800
Personal URL:


Andy Cronin was appointed Avolon's Chief Executive Officer in July 2022 and is a globally recognised leader within the aviation industry, having held an array of senior roles across the sector for more than 20 years.

As part of the founding team and serving as Avolon's CFO from 2010-2022, Andy has played a central role in building the company to the industry-leading position it holds today. In this role, he has successfully led Finance and Capital Market teams through numerous capital raises, debt issuances, successfully listing Avolon on the NYSE, privatizations and subsequent corporate acquisitions.

Prior to joining Avolon, Andy served as SVP Investor Markets at RBS Aviation Capital with responsibility for disposal, financing and debt syndication of operating lease and structured debt products to a wide pool of investors and banking communities. Before working at RBS Aviation Capital, Andy worked in numerous commercial and operational roles at FLS Aerospace.

Andy has a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Industrial Engineering, both with First Class Honours from University College Dublin.