Luís da Silva is the Manager of GECAS' Latin America and the Caribbean Region and is responsible for developing and managing customer relationships throughout the region.
Luís joined GECAS in 2008 as VP Marketing in São Paulo, where he was responsible for leasing aircraft to airlines in Latin America and was later promoted to SVP. He started his professional career at DHL Worldwide Network in Brussels as a Network Planning Analyst, followed by twelve years at Airbus in Toulouse and São Paulo. At Airbus, he was in Marketing before moving on to Sales Director, where he was responsible for selling Airbus aircraft to airline customers in Latin America.
Luís attended the University of Bristol (UK) and graduated with a B.Eng. degree in aeronautical engineering. He has also earned an M.Sc. degree in Air Transport Management at Cranfield University (UK).