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SMBC Aero Engine Lease appointed Roger Welaratne as Chief Commercial Officer

SMBC Aero Engine Lease B.V. appointed Mr. Roger Welaratne as Chief Commercial Officer.  Mr. Welaratne will be responsible for airline marketing and aircraft engine trading activities as well as the execution of those leasing and trading transactions.

“Roger’s expertise and extensive experiences in the aircraft engine leasing industry will be a strong addition to our team and a true value-add to our clients,” said Akinori Kojima, CEO of SMBC Aero Engine Lease.

Mr. Welaratne most recently served in the position of SVP Commercial of GECAS Engines.