Nordic Aviation Capital names Bombardier Aerospace veteran
 Rod Sheridan as new Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

Tuesday 20th January 2015

Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC), the world's largest regional aircraft leasing company, today announced the appointment of Rod Sheridan as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors.

Rod brings nearly three decades of aviation experience to NAC as a long-time executive of Bombardier Aerospace (where he was most recently Vice President of Sales and Asset Management) and its predecessor companies de Havilland and Boeing Canada.  In the 20 years supporting Bombardier Regional Aircraft's trading group he concluded over 1,600 acquisitions, sales and leases for the manufacturer and its financiers.  In tackling the secondary market for the 50-seat CRJ fleets, Rod and the team team facilitated a number of ventures designed to develop new operators outside North America and Europe.  In addition to managing the Asset Management team, for the past six years he has led business development in Russia and the CIS for Bombardier and Lessor Sales.  Prior to announcing his retirement from Bombardier in October of 2014, Rod directed the sale of over 70 Bombardier C Series aircraft to operating lessors.

"We are delighted to have such a high caliber individual as Rod Sheridan join the NAC senior management team," said Nordic Aviation Capital Chairman Martin Møller.  "We have worked together for many years - negotiating and building aircraft transactions - and it is an honour to have Rod by our side now.  His expertise will be invaluable as we look to drive more growth for NAC.

"I am very pleased to join Martin and the dynamic team at NAC.  Nordic Aviation Capital has become one of the major players and influencers in the regional aircraft fraternity this past decade and I look forward to lending strategic advice and counsel as their business grows," added Rod Sheridan.

Rod will continue to be based in his home city of Toronto, Canada.

About Nordic Aviation Capital
Founded in Denmark in 1990, NAC is today the world's largest independently owned aircraft leasing company. NAC focuses on regional aircraft, mainly turboprop, with a fleet of over 200 aircraft and 36 customers worldwide. The company has regional offices in Ireland, UK, Canada and Singapore which supply aircraft to top tier carriers such as Lufthansa, Air France, US Airways, Garuda, Avianca, Flybe, Azul, Air Berlin and Etihad Regional (Darwin Airline). Nordic Aviation Capital's current fleet includes, ATR 42, ATR 72, Bombardier Dash 8-300/Q400, CRJ 1000, Boeing 737, Airbus A320, and Saab 2000 aircraft.

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