Norman C.T. Liu,
President & CEO of GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) will be speaking at
this year’s Ascend National Convention.
Mr. Liu joined
GE Capital in 1988 in the Transportation & Industrial Funding business
where he managed the leasing, capital markets, and business development
groups. He joined GECAS in 1995 and
became Executive Vice President of Commercial Operations in 1996. He was named a Corporate Vice President of GE
Capital in 1992 and was appointed as Corporate Vice President of GE in 2002. In
July 2009, he was named President & CEO of GECAS.
GECAS, the U.S. and Irish commercial aircraft
financing and leasing business of GE, has a fleet of over 1,500 owned aircraft
with approximately 245 airlines in over 75 countries. It also spanning manages over 300
aircraft for others. GECAS offers a wide range of aircraft types and financing
options, including operating leases and secured debt financing, and also
provides productivity solutions including spare engine leasing, spare parts
financing and management. GECAS, a unit of GE Capital, has offices in 23 cities
around the world.
Mr. Liu earned
his bachelor’s degree in economics from Yale and his MBA from Harvard Business
School. He has served as Corporate Champion of the GE Asian Pacific American
Forum and is on the Board of Global Infrastructure Partners, a joint venture
between GE Infrastructure and Credit Suisse.