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Aviation industry specialist joins the team

Ian Halliday

Close Brothers Aviation and Marine have appointed Aviation industry specialist, Ian Halliday, as its new Sales Director. 

Ian has significant experience in the Aviation sector and joins from FreshAir, where he helped build the business into a major player in the private helicopter sector. He also spent close to a decade working on aviation projects for Lombard, including Transaction Structuring and Sales.

“We are delighted to have Ian join our business,” said Andy Blundell, Director of Close Brothers Aviation and Marine. “He joins at a time where we have exciting growth ambitions in this key sector. His considerable experience and passion for the aviation sector will enable us to continue to provide real expertise and value-added service to our customers, partners and the wider aviation industry as a whole.”

Ian added: “This is a great next step in my career. Having experienced the industry from both sides of the fence, I look forward to bringing my 13 years’ aviation experience to Close Brothers Aviation and Marine to generate new customers and new relationships.”