Marie-Louise Kelly appointed to the role of Vice Chair of Aircraft Leasing Ireland

Marie-Louise Kelly, Chief Financial Officer of ORIX Aviation, has been appointed to the role of Vice Chair of lobby group, Aircraft Leasing Ireland, an organisation that represents the Republic’s aircraft lessors.

Declan Kelly, Chief Commercial Officer of GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), is taking over as chairman of the lobby group and replaces David Swan, who served as the founding chair over the past two years. Marie-Louise will succeed Declan Kelly when he steps down in July 2022.

Aircraft Leasing Ireland represents 32 lessors, which provide aircraft to airlines around the world, supporting 5,000 jobs and generating around €575 million for the Republic’s economy.