Equiom has appointed Graeme Shanks as Senior Manager within the Aviation team. The appointment comes as Equiom bolsters its aviation offering, gearing up for a busy year of events, including premier aviation event, European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva in May.
Graeme will be responsible for business development in respect of Equiom’s aviation services. Through attendance at key events throughout the year, Graeme will engage with clients and contacts while developing new relationships with prospective customers and industry partners worldwide.
Graeme has more than 14 years’ experience, having worked in senior positions within the aviation and financial services industries. He has particular expertise in the finance and leasing of business jets for ultra high net worth individuals and corporate owners across the Middle East, Europe, Africa and Asia. Graeme has built an extensive contact network that spans the global aircraft finance and legal communities, lessors, aircraft manufacturers, airlines, family offices and a host of other aviation service providers and advisors.
Richard Tribe, Head of Equiom Private Office said of the appointment:
‘With the addition of Graeme, we now have a dedicated advocate for our aviation offering, something that has always been important to us. I am confident that Graeme’s extensive contact network and deep understanding of the global aviation industry will bring new opportunities for us and I look forward to welcoming him to the team.’
‘Equiom has a market-leading reputation in aviation and I am thrilled to be joining at such an opportune time for the industry and for our business as we look to expand into key aviation jurisdictions worldwide. I am looking forward to building on a solid network of trusted relationships with colleagues and industry partners across the globe with the ultimate goal to raise the profile of Equiom’s aviation services.’
Graeme and the team will be exhibiting at EBACE 21 to 23 May on stand W135.