ARI appoints new SVP-Technical

Juliette O'Neill
By Juliette O'Neill August 18, 2016 15:05

ARI appoints new SVP-Technical

Aircraft Recycling International Limited (ARI), a member company of China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings (CALC), has appointed Alistair Dibisceglia as SVP – Technical with immediate effect. He will support the development of the new aircraft disassembly facility under construction in Harbin.

Based out of Dublin, Dibisceglia will spend half of his time in Asia and work together with the board of management to ensure smooth development of ARI’s aircraft disassembly business through its state of the art facilities and global network.

ARI - Alistair Dibisceglia, SVP Technical

Mr Alistair Dibisceglia, ARI’s SVP -Technical

CALC owns an 48% stake in ARI , which is billed to be the largest aircraft disassembly centre in Asia. ARI hopes to become a premier global disassembly base.

“Backed by CALC, ARI has already built up a solid foundation of aviation intelligence, technical skills and international market experience,” says Christina Ng, Chief Commercial Officer of ARI, “We are delighted to have Alistair on board. His extensive experience in technical and asset management of aircraft portfolios is bringing a significant amount of knowledge to the team. He will now also lead the development of ARI’s aircraft portfolio in line with its business strategy, in additional to providing support for deal sourcing, evaluation and technical diligence.”

Dibisceglia previous experience includes International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), AerCap and Castlelake where, among other duties, he was mainly responsible for negotiating, delivering, returning, managing, overseeing and repossessing Aircraft all over the world. Prior to the ILFC, he was technical director with various airlines also responsible for the overall RFP process related to maintenance contracts under negotiation by the airline on top of all the technical aspects. Alistair received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering.

Juliette O'Neill
By Juliette O'Neill August 18, 2016 15:05