International aircraft leasing company Avolon announced the appointment of Paul Geaney as chief risk officer. Geaney will also join the firm’s executive committee.

Geaney will assume overall responsibility for the implementation, oversight, and continued development of Avolon’s risk management framework. He will report to CEO Dómhnal Slattery.

A member of Avolon since 2010, Geaney most recently served as head of the OEM team with responsibility for managing Avolon’s relationships with all airframe and engine manufacturers.