LCI appoints Terri Foley as chief operating officer



LCI Aviation has promoted Terri Foley to the role of chief operating officer (COO) with immediate effect.

Based in Dublin, Foley will be responsible for managing the company’s global operations and will focus on delivering enhanced efficiencies and strategic initiatives to support growth. Foley will also continue as General Counsel and will work on legal strategy and process, supported by a legal team.

Jaspal Jandu, CEO, LCI said: “Terri is a tremendous asset to LCI and her elevation is thoroughly well-deserved.  She has worked tirelessly as a leader and as a mentor and will play an integral part of LCI’s growth right across the aviation spectrum.  We are delighted to have someone with her strong experience, knowledge and creativity as our COO and General Counsel.”

The new COO has proven experience in aviation leasing, financing and investing, both as a legal adviser and a commercial manager, according to LCI.  As part of the executive team, she has been responsible for LCI’s major transactions from a legal, tax, compliance and structuring perspective together with the company’s global Human Resources and corporate development activities globally.

Foley said: “This is an exciting period of growth for LCI and I welcome the challenges and opportunities which lie ahead. The robustness and scalability of our leasing, financing and investing platform is integral to that growth. I look forward to working with our team to continue the company’s development  and structuring it to help us meet our ambitious growth and sustainability objectives.”

Joining LCI in 2008, Folely was appointed as the company’s General Counsel. She was admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales in 2001 and began her career with law firm Dentons. During this time Foley undertook long-term secondments to Airbus and to the corporate jet division of Barclays Bank.