Paul Gleeson has been promoted to Chief Commercial Officer at technical services and asset trading company EirTrade Aviation.
Gleeson joined EirTrade Aviation at the start of the pandemic in March 2020. Initially Sales and Asset Manager, he progressed to become Vice President, Sales before taking his current role.
Prior to EirTrade, Gleeson worked at Atlantic Aviation Group for almost nine years as a Receiving Inspector and a Buyer respectively.
As Chief Commercial Officer, Gleeson will be tasked with expanding EirTrade’s industry footprint and market reach. This new role symbolises EirTrade’s commitment to hiring top talent and broadening its market influence.
Regarding the appointment, Chief Executive Officer, Ken Fitzgibbon remarks that Gleeson was an obvious choice for the role. “Paul has successfully navigated various supply chain challenges, showcasing his ability to drive efficient operations and ensure customer satisfaction. His dedication to strategic supply chain management has consistently delivered positive outcomes and strengthened partnerships”.
EirTrade was acquired by private equity firm Acorn Growth Companies in 2023. The P.E company states that it’s plan for the firm will be to enhance its leading consignment business with increased financial capacity to purchase aviation assets.