ACC Aviation has appointed Andreas Pericleous to a newly-created position as VP of Business Development. Andreas will support the international expansion of ACC Aviation’s consulting division, working across the entire consultancy portfolio, covering aircraft asset management, technical services, aviation finance and advisory.
Andreas graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Air Transport Management from Loughborough University, UK and earned an MSc in Marketing and Sustainable Aviation (by Research) from Manchester Business School and Manchester Metropolitan University, respectively. He also holds an MBA from the Cyprus International Institute of Management. Andreas brings ten years of international aviation experience to ACC Aviation.
Andreas adds a new EU base and time zone for the Group, working out of Cyprus, complementing the mainstay Consulting team bases in Dubai and the UK.
He joins ACC Aviation from an established, international air charter and ACMI brokerage in Cyprus where he led business development for five years, taking a seat on the Management board from 2017. Andreas forged close relationships with a variety of operators and managed long term ACMI (wet and damp lease) contracts, as well as GSA agreements.
“I’m delighted to be joining ACC Aviation at such a pivotal time for the aviation sector. The world’s airlines are rebuilding, and we are well positioned to support that growth with our holistic aircraft transaction services. ACC Aviation has a well-earned reputation as a leading consultancy for airlines, lessors, lenders and investors. I am extremely pleased to be joining the company. I see many opportunities in this new role and look forward to leveraging my professional networks to facilitate continued business growth for the Consulting division,” Andreas said.
Welcoming Andreas to the team Rob Watts, Director of Consultancy added:- “We have enjoyed an exceptionally strong 2021 to date and are looking to build further on our successes. Andreas brings a wealth of industry relationships and strong commercial acumen to our business. We are confident that Andreas’ appointment will drive further growth across our broad aviation services offering.”
About ACC Aviation
Founded in 2002 as an aircraft leasing specialist, today ACC Aviation delivers market-leading solutions across consulting, leasing, and air charter. Through an international office network spanning Europe, the Middle East, Africa, North America, and Asia, it provides bespoke aviation solutions to clients across the globe. Its success is built on the strength and depth of its relationships within the aviation industry and, through continued investment in developing and maintaining these partnerships with a persistent focus on innovation, ACC Aviation delivers superior solutions to a diverse and growing client base.
YFM Equity Partners-backed ACC Aviation was ranked 85th in the Sunday Times BDO national Profit Track 100 Awards this Spring, lauded for its contribution to the economy and society during the pandemic. ACC Aviation first entered the Profit Track 100 line up in 2020 and has featured in the Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 since 2013. It was also welcomed as an FT1000 ranked company for the first time this year, entering the fifth annual edition of the Financial Times’ Top 1000 European companies in 786th place, achieving a notable growth rate of 44.1%.
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