Global Jet Capital, a provider of financing solutions for large-cabin, long-range business jets, announced the appointment of Matthias Müller as sales director for Europe.
Müller, who officially commenced his role on July 1, has more than 25 years’ experience in the business aviation sector. Before joining Global Jet Capital he spent 13 years with GE Capital Corporate Aircraft Finance, where his latest role was Commercial Leader EMEA. Müller managed the business and team, located in various EMEA countries.
Prior to joining GE Capital, Müller spent 12 years in various roles at the Swissair Group of which the last four were as head of Business Development at Flightlease, the aircraft-leasing arm of the group, which owned and managed over 100 aircraft on lease to various airlines.
Müller will report to Robert Gates, Global Jet Capital’s managing director, head of sales for EMEA and APAC, and will continue to be based in Zurich with a primary focus on growing the European business and capabilities.
Robert Gates, Global Jet Capital’s managing director, EMEA and APAC Sales, said: “I am delighted to welcome Matthias to the team at Global Jet Capital. Matthias has a wealth of knowledge and experience of the EMEA business aviation market, which is a major part of our future growth plans and we believe that he will be invaluable to our expansion in this key market.”
Matthias Müller, Global Jet Capital’s sales director, Europe, said: “I am very pleased to have joined Global Jet Capital’s growing team. It’s extremely well-funded and Europe is a particular focus for us – I look forward to growing our business here.”
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