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February 1, 2016
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February 3, 2016

Paolo Lironi

CEO, SGI Aviation
plironi@sgiaviation.com
Margriet Toren
Haaksbergweg 75, 10th floor
Amsterdam, 1101 BR
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 20 880 4222
Fax: +31 20 890 8490

Paolo Lironi is SGI’s CEO. He joined SGI in 2008, with more than 10 years of experience in commercial aviation.Mr. Lironi has a strong track record in aircraft leasing, contract negotiation, redeliveries, buyouts, and end-of-life scenario planning. His clients include financial institutions as well as large lessors and commercial airlines.

Mr. Lironi advises clients on leasing, asset management, and planning issues, providing services such as brokering deals, lease portfolio analysis, cost forecasting, sale leasebacks, and the transfer of aircraft to new jurisdictions or lessees. Mr. Lironi also leads a team of engine specialists who assess, value, inspect, and manage engines on behalf of clients. Mr. Lironi has years of experience in managing engines, negotiating MRO & lease contracts, dealing with OEM and has a very detailed knowledge of engine technical issues.

In his previous position as Director of Engine Services at IASG, Mr. Lironi increased the Engine Services business revenue from zero to half a million dollars. Prior to joining IASG, he worked for various airlines and aviation groups including TES and AZZURRAair and Volare.

Mr. Lironi holds an MBA degree from MIP, School of Business. A graduate of Politecnico di Milano in Milan, Italy, Mr. Lironi also holds a degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Masters in Aerodynamics.