SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BBAM Limited Partnership (“BBAM”) announced today the retirement of Chief Operating Officer Greg Azzara, and the appointment of Vincent Cannon to the role of General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Azzara will remain with BBAM as an advisor to the company’s Executive Committee through March 31, 2021, to ensure a smooth transition.
“During a long and successful career at BBAM, Greg built our legal and operations functions as we grew from a small division of a larger company into the leading independent aircraft leasing company in the world,” said BBAM Chief Executive Officer Steve Zissis. “We are indebted to Greg for his dedication to BBAM, which spans more than two decades, first as one of BBAM’s first lawyers, then as our General Counsel, and finally as our COO. We wish him all the best during his retirement.”
Mr. Cannon is currently Senior Vice President, Corporate Legal, a position he has held since joining BBAM in 2014. Prior to joining BBAM, Mr. Cannon practiced law at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP.
“I’m very happy to welcome Vince to a new role at BBAM,” said Mr. Zissis. “He has a deep understanding of our firm and our business, having played a role as an advisor and leader on many of our most important initiatives over the last several years.”
BBAM is the world’s largest dedicated manager of investments in leased commercial jet aircraft providing over 200 airline customers in more than 50 countries with fleet and financing solutions over the last three decades, and the only significant manager in sector focused exclusively on generating investment returns on third party capital. With more than 500 aircraft under management, BBAM employs over 120 professionals at its headquarters in San Francisco and offices in around the world, located in New York, London, Tokyo, Singapore, Zurich, Dublin, and Santiago. BBAM is a full-service lessor and maintains its own in-house capabilities encompassing aircraft origination, disposition, lease marketing, technical maintenance, regulatory compliance, capital markets activity, tax structuring, legal, contracts, and finance, for all asset types and strategies. You can find more info about BBAM on its website at www.bbam.com.
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