JetLease welcomes James Chen as it expands its presence in China
PALM BEACH: JetLease, the world's largest private aviation leasing company, is pleased to announce the addition of James Chen to its international team as it expands its operations in China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
Chen has more than 25 years of manufacturing and international trade experience, and has owned and operated businesses in China, Hong Kong and Canada. Fluent in Mandarin, Cantonese, Fukienese and English, Chen serves as the official trade and investment representative of Tianjin City as well as vice chairman of the Association of Family Offices in Asia, specializing in business and investment strategies for high net-worth entrepreneurs.
“The addition of James will strengthen our ability to meet the unique needs of our Asian-based clients as well as facilitate opportunities for our international clients looking to develop or expand operations in the region," said Russell Dise, president of JetLease.
Chen will work closely with Katy Glynn, based in the JetLease Chicago office. "Katy has extensive experience working with business aviation in China and will be our U.S. point of contact for these opportunities," said Dise.
"I am honored to be working with JetLease to bring their 30 years of aviation experience in
leasing, financing and aircraft sales to the Greater China Region," said Chen, who will be based in Hong Kong. "I’m particularly pleased to offer Asian-based aircraft owners the financial benefits of leasing their under-utilized aircraft. We do this by eliminating their fixed costs and generating revenue