CDB Aviation promotes Sign Kadouh to head the firm’s Asia Pacific arm

Aaron Woolner
By Aaron Woolner February 11, 2020 15:49

CDB Aviation promotes Sign Kadouh to head the firm’s Asia Pacific arm

CDB Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Development Bank Financial Leasing has the promoted Sign Kadouh to head othe firm’s Asia Pacific arm. 

Kadouh is being promoted to the new role from his previous position of head of commercial, Asia Pacific. In addition to continuing to lead the Asia Pacific commercial team and driving commercial and strategic activity within the region, including Greater China, South Asia, Southeast Asia, North Asia, Australasia, and the Pacific Islands.

Kadouh also will be the operational leader for Asia Pacific, managing the day-to-day activities of the company’s Hong Kong office.

Hong Kong, the company’s second largest office location, is home to an international team of more than 50 experienced industry professionals whose roles span marketing, trading, finance, technical, asset management, legal, pricing, risk, and contracts management, offering comprehensive support to more than 40 airline customers in the Asia Pacific region.

CDB Aviation Chief Marketing Officer Peter Goodman characterized the lessor’s Hong Kong operations as “central to our strategic efforts to support the rapid growth of air travel and connectivity within the region. Asia Pacific is on track to achieve unprecedented long-term growth. Sign’s significant transaction experience and expansive airline relationships make him best positioned to lead further development of our business in the fastest expanding aircraft market in Asia Pacific, particularly in China.” 

Aaron Woolner
By Aaron Woolner February 11, 2020 15:49