Declan Kelly is GECAS' Chief Commercial Officer and leads all originations activities for GECAS’ fixed wing aircraft and is responsible for the commercial strategy, building synergy and share practices between GECAS’ regions. Declan, with 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry, brings deep domain expertise and proven leadership skills to the role. GECAS’ Chief Commercial Officer will be based in Shannon Ireland. Until a replacement is named for his prior role, Kelly will also continue to serve as Executive Vice President, US, Latin America, Caribbean.
Declan joined GECAS through the GPA acquisition in 1994 and held various roles within Technical before joining the commercial team in 2003. Prior to joining GE, Declan worked for International Aviation Services and Aer Lingus.
He is a graduate of Bolton Street College of Technology Dublin.