has joined Novus Aviation Capital, as Advisor to the Board of Directors
effective October 2017. Charles brings a wealth of industry experience having
in the last 30 years held leadership positions at a global airline and at a
major lessor. He held key positions with DHL, Morgan Stanley and Ansett
Worldwide Aviation Services (AWAS), which was integrated with Morgan Stanley’s
Aircraft Finance business to form one of the world’s largest aircraft lessors
at the time.
delighted to have Charles on board. I am certain that his in-depth airline and
lessor experience will have a positive impact on our various activities, and
help us better position ourselves with our various stakeholders as well as
better overcome future industry challenges in the next 3 to 5 years,” said
Safwan Kuzbari, CEO of Novus Aviation Capital. “Novus has been successful since
inception, 23 years ago, and this additional investment in our platform will
hopefully allow us to further grow and develop our franchise in this
ever-changing environment,” he added.
“I am very
excited to join this highly respected team. Novus has a strong track record of
innovation in the industry and I look forward to working with them as they
enter a new phase of strategic development and growth,” added Charles Graham.
Novus is an
independent, privately-held aircraft leasing platform, focused on investing in
commercial aircraft assets. Established over 23 years ago, the Novus team
operates out of its five global offices in the Middle East, Europe and Asia.
The company currently co-owns and manages aircraft-related projects worth about
USD 3 billion.