January 11, 2022

Vmo Aircraft Leasing Appoints Ardy Ghanbar as CFO

Company Continues to Build Out Leadership Team to Support Growth Strategy

SAN FRANCISCO – January 11, 2022 – Vmo Aircraft Leasing (“Vmo”), a global full-service aircraft lessor, announced the appointment of Ardy Ghanbar as Chief Financial Officer. 

Ghanbar joins Vmo from Castelake Aviation, an $8 billion aviation business, where he served as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to that, Ghanbar was Controller for Air Lease Corporation and a key member of their finance team from its start-up through its public offering. He brings a diverse skillset, deep industry ties, and wealth of experience in financial management, business leadership, corporate strategy, and organizational buildout. 

Sean Sullivan, Vmo Aircraft Leasing’s Chief Executive Officer, commented, “Ardy’s impressive background in aircraft leasing with an extensive track record of leading finance, accounting, and operations for global organizations will be critical in the next stages of Vmo’s development. Ardy is known to be a ‘hands-on’ organizational leader and will be an excellent collaborator with our senior executive team.” 

“I look forward to partnering with our shareholders and this talented global team to further strengthen the company’s financial growth as we continue to expand our market position to become a leader in the aircraft leasing sector,” said Ardy Ghanbar, Vmo Aircraft Leasing’s Chief Financial Officer.

About Vmo Aircraft Leasing

Vmo Aircraft Leasing (“Vmo”) is a global commercial aircraft lessor operating through offices in Dublin, San Francisco, and Singapore. The company was launched in January 2021 by a team of aviation industry veterans and funds managed by Private Equity and Credit Groups of Ares Management Corporation. www.vmoair.com