Chief Executive Officer
Robert served as CEO of DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing division of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that, he was a founder, President and CEO of Boullioun Aviation Services, building it into one of the world’s top leasing businesses. He was originally its SVP of Marketing, responsible for the development and implementation of the company’s strategic plan, and business development. He also represented Boullioun in its development of Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprise, a joint venture with Singapore Airlines, and served as a director for 10 years.
Robert had previously been SVP of the Chemical Business Credit Corporation at Chemical Bank, managing as set-based finance and leasing business in credit, marketing and administration capabilities. These assets included commercial aircraft. In 1985 he served as Managing Director for the bank’s Special Finance Group with responsibility for Chemical Bank’s international aviation banking and leasing business.
He is currently on the Board of Directors of Frontier Airlines, Avioserv, Inc. and PATS Aircraft Systems, the Board of Trustees of the Museum of Flight in Seattle, and is a member of the Advisory Board of the Albers School of Business at Seattle University.
Robert holds an MBA from the University of Connecticut, a law degree from Pace University, and a BA from NYU.