Stratos Adds Senior Industry Executives
September 2020: Stratos today announced the addition of three senior industry professionals to its team: David Goring-Thomas joins as Senior Advisor on various strategic initiatives, Paul Goodfellow as Head of Risk & Restructuring and Jamie Carter as Marketing Director.
David Goring-Thomas has more than 30 years’ experience in Aviation Finance, including over 20 years at DVB Bank, for the larger part as Global Head of Aviation. David served as Board member of DVB, a publicly listed European bank, from 2016 to 2019 and led the sale and transition of the DVB Aviation business to MUFG. Paul Goodfellow has over 12 years’ experience in the aviation sector across banks, airlines and lessors: most recently, Paul held risk and restructuring roles covering repossession and debt/arrears management at AerCap and ALAFCO. Prior to this, Paul was in charge of aircraft leasing, financing and fleet procurement at two leading airlines in South Asia. Jamie Carter is an airline professional with over 30 years of experience with top-tier airlines in both Europe and Asia. Immediately prior to joining Stratos, Jamie was Head of Aircraft Procurement and Trading at Cathay Pacific Airways.
Gary Fitzgerald, CEO of Stratos, said “We are excited to continue growing our team at this critical time for our industry and I’m extremely happy to welcome David, Paul and Jamie on board. Stratos has a substantial portfolio of aircraft and these new team members will ensure that we continue to provide our clients with world-class support at this point in the crisis – including restructuring, remarketing and structured finance expertise.”