AerFin has today announced the strengthening of its Commercial arm with the appointment of Máximo Gainza as Head of Commercial Strategy and James Bennett as Commercial Director. Máximo Gainza, whose career in aviation spans more than a decade, joins AerFin from Embraer, where he spent the last five years – most recently as Vice-President Global Leasing & Strategy. Máximo will report directly into James Bennett, who over the last five years at AerFin undertook the roles of Director Sales and Marketing and prior to that responsibility for the Engine Division. With immediate effect, the new team will be responsible for driving all commercial initiatives globally, including expanding the company’s product & service offerings, growing contractual revenue streams and broadening AerFin’s customer base with a focus on lowering the cost of maintenance through EJet Beyond Pool™ program development to meet the demand of regional jet airlines. “We are delighted to welcome Máximo on board and congratulate James on his new position” said Bob James, CEO. “Despite the challenges our industry is facing due to the pandemic, we at AerFin are committed to bringing innovative sustainable solutions to our customers and partners and these appointments reinforce those objectives”. “Máximo’s wealth of industry knowledge and experience having worked for one of the leading global OEMs in delivering innovative solutions particularly to the leasing community will be invaluable in driving forward AerFin’s strategic objectives”.