LCI promotes Alan O’Rourke to the role of CFO
LCI has promoted Alan O’Rourke to the role of chief financial officer (CFO). O’Rourke will be responsible for the company’s financial strategy, treasury management, and regulatory standards. He will also oversee the finance, tax and accounting divisions and use the latest digital tools for reporting and governance.
O’Rourke will take up the role from April and will replace Praveen Vetrivel, who has been appointed CFO of LCI’s parent company, Libra Group.
Jaspal Jandu, CEO, LCI, said: “Alan O’Rourke’s wealth of experience, deep knowledge of our business and strong relationships with the financial community, make him a natural choice in this important role. I have no doubt he will be a valuable addition to LCI’s senior management team, and will ensure a robust, far-sighted and modern approach to our financial strategy.”
O’Rourke said: “LCI is a dynamic, fast-growing aviation lessor and I’m delighted to be taking this important role at a key stage of its growth. The company’s finance function is vital to underpinning that growth and I look forward to leading a team of skilled finance professionals to deliver that.”
He previously served as the company’s senior vice president, Finance, based in the lessor’s London office. In this role he was responsible for developing relationships with LCI’s financial partners to source and originate capital for the organisation. Before his last role, O’Rourke worked for five years with the accounting team at LCI’s Dublin headquarters, where he was responsible for management reporting, transaction accounting and system implementations.
O’Rourke holds a BA in Accounting and Human Resource Management and is a qualified certified chartered accountant. Former employers include Capita, AIB and Deloitte and he holds a Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from The Law Society of Ireland.