Newport Beach, Calif. (July 7, 2016) - Aviation Capital Group ("ACG"), the commercial aircraft leasing subsidiary of Pacific Life Insurance Company, announced that Carter White has joined the company as senior vice president - Head of Trading. Mr. White was previously with AWAS since 2004, his most recent role being MD - EMEA Sales & Head of Trading. Mr. White assumes the role from Andy Mansell, who will continue to serve as ACG's executive vice president - Global Head of Marketing & Trading.
"Carter has a strong track record and compliments what is already one of the most experienced trading teams in the industry. We have been active in the secondary market both buying and selling aircraft and wanted to grow the Trading Team as it is an integral part of our business and product offering," said Mansell.
"Adding Carter allows the Aircraft Trading team to expand ACG's strategic focus and capability across a range of functions, from managing ACG's role as a launch customer on the AEI B737-800 freighter conversion program to optimizing the value of our aircraft portfolio," said Khanh Tran, CEO of ACG.
"I am excited to start this new challenge with ACG and look forward to working with the team to further develop the extensive global aircraft trading expertise and product offerings for our industry partners. I am fortunate to be joining such a well-respected, world leading commercial aircraft leasing company," said Mr. White.
About Aviation Capital Group
Aviation Capital Group is one of the world’s premier full service aircraft asset managers with approximately 380 owned, managed and committed aircraft, which are leased to approximately 100 airlines in over 45 countries. ACG was founded in 1989 and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Life Insurance Company.