29-Sep-2015 Source: LCI
LCI, the aviation leasing arm of the Libra Group, has hired Malcom MacGregor to the new role of Vice President Sales and Marketing, Americas. Mr MacGregor recently joined LCI with over 20 years’ experience in the aviation sector. He was previously Milestone Aviation Group’s Vice President of Sales – Europe, Middle East, India & Africa.
Prior to joining Milestone Aviation Group, he built a highly successful track record as a Regional Sales Manager at Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation. In his earlier career, Mr MacGregor was the owner and operator of North American Aviation, Connecticut’s largest flight training school, and a senior Captain with Atlantic Coast Airlines.
Michael Platt, CEO of LCI, says: “Malcolm’s proven track record in the leasing and wider aviation sector makes him an excellent addition to our team, and he will be play a crucial role in driving our sales and marketing activities in the Americas.”
The appointment of Mr MacGregor comes during a period of expansion for LCI and shortly after it recruited Rory McQueen to the new position of Vice President, Capital Markets.
LCI Helicopters’ total fleet is made up of 90 delivered and ordered helicopters, including the market-leading AgustaWestland AW139, AW169 and AW189 helicopters, and next generation Airbus Helicopters H175 and H225s. LCI is the launch customer for both the AW169 and the H225e. This follows a firm order LCI Helicopters made in early February 2015 for an additional 11 AgustaWestland AW139, AW169 and AW189 aircraft valued at US$125 million.
LCI’s helicopters are currently in operation across four continents – Asia, Australasia, Africa and Europe.
LCI is owned by Libra Group (www.libra.com), an international business group with 30 subsidiaries operating across six continents. Libra Group’s subsidiaries are primarily focused on aviation, shipping, hospitality, energy and real estate, along with selected diversified investments.
Since its inception in 2004, LCI has acquired fixed wing and rotary aircraft with a combined value of approaching US$6 billion. For more information, please visit: www.lciaviation.com