Capital has further developed its senior management team with the appointment
of Simon Clements as Executive Vice President – Marketing, in London, UK,
effective 8 January 2018. Simon will report to Mamoun Kuzbari, Managing
Director of Novus.
A graduate of
the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Simon spent 10 years as an officer in the
British Army Gurkhas, and also as a Gazelle and Lynx helicopter pilot. Simon
joins Novus with 18 years of experience in the aviation industry beginning as a
sales director at Airbus, and for the last eight years as part of the
management team at FPG Amentum.
“Simon is a
seasoned aviation executive and his experience will be of great value to Novus
as we continue our expansion and organic growth,” said Safwan Kuzbari, Chief
Executive Officer, Novus Aviation Capital. “Owing to his career achievements
and industry acumen, Simon makes an excellent addition to the senior management
roster of Novus. The board joins me in welcoming him to Novus.”
Novus is an independent, privately-held aircraft leasing platform,
focused on investing in commercial aircraft assets. Established over 24 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 4 billion.