24-Sep-2013 Source: Milestone Aviation
Milestone Aviation Group, the global leader in helicopter leasing, announced today that Peter Bull, the highly-regarded industry veteran and risk and asset management expert, has joined the Group’s Advisory Board.
Richard Santulli, Milestone’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are delighted that Peter has joined our Advisory Board. Asset and risk management are the backbone of our business and central to what we do. Peter’s depth of industry knowledge and experience will undoubtedly strengthen and enhance our already robust systems.”
Mr. Bull said, “Milestone is an incredibly impressive company with a talented team that is setting the standard for the helicopter leasing market. I look forward to putting my experience to work for Milestone, to help position the company for continued growth.”
Matthew Harris, Milestone’s Chief Operating Officer, said, “We are excited to work with someone of Peter’s calibre and depth of experience. Milestone’s growth over the past three years is underpinned by robust internal systems and processes that create the platform necessary to support our current portfolio and future growth plans. Part of Peter’s role will be to help us refine the architecture of our business to ensure that we maintain the very highest levels of service and support for customers, investors, lenders and business partners worldwide.”
Mr. Bull brings more than 30 years of industry experience to the Group, having held a range of senior positions in aircraft maintenance, leasing, asset management, risk consulting and continuing airworthiness. He served recently as an Executive Director on the Group board of Airclaims, responsible for the leadership of their aviation risk and asset management business worldwide. Prior to joining Airclaims, Mr. Bull spent five years as head of the Aviation Risk Consulting team at Willis Global Aviation. He started his career as an aircraft engineer licensed on both helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft and also earned an MBA, sponsored by British Airways, plus a second Masters in Air Transport Management from Cranfield University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Institute of Directors and the Chartered Management Institute.
ABOUT MILESTONE AVIATION GROUP
Milestone Aviation Group is the global leader in helicopter leasing. The company partners with helicopter operators worldwide and supports them through 100 percent operating‐lease financing. Milestone provides financing for helicopters, serving a variety of industries, including offshore oil‐and gas, search‐and‐rescue, emergency medical services, police surveillance, mining and other utility missions. Since launching in August 2010, Milestone has acquired more than 100 helicopters valued at over $1.5 billion and closed leases with 22 operators in over 20 countries. Further information is available at www.milestoneaviation.com.