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Greaney, Paul

Firm: Avolon Holdings Limited
Position: President & Chief Commercial Officer
Address: Number One Ballsbridge Building 1 Shelbourne Road Dublin 4 D04 FP65
Phone: +353 1 231 5800
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Paul Geaney was appointed as Avolon's Chief Commercial Officer in July 2021 and as President & CCO in July 2022. He is responsible for the Origination Team at Avolon, all aircraft origination, marketing activity, executing aircraft orders and overseeing the management of Avolon's orderbook. Prior to this, Paul was the Chief Risk Officer and he had also previously been responsible for managing Avolon's relationships with all airframe and engine manufacturers as Head of the OEM team.

Paul joined Avolon in May 2010. Prior to this he spent three years with Claret Capital, including a period running one of its portfolio companies, before becoming a partner at the firm. Paul began his aviation career in 2002, he has worked for RBS Aviation Capital on its credit and pricing teams and ran RBS's international corporate jet finance business. Paul began his professional career with Merrill Lynch in New York where he worked for their healthcare banking team.

Paul holds a Bachelor Degree in Economics and Politics from Trinity College, Dublin.