GA Telesis Appoints Alvin Khoo as Chief Financial Officer
June 26, 2015 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida – GA Telesis, LLC announced that Alvin Khoo, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, has been appointed chief financial officer and officer of the company. As CFO, Mr. Khoo will be responsible for the company’s global financial operations. Reporting to Abdol Moabery, President and CEO of GA Telesis, Mr. Khoo will also oversee corporate strategy, business development, M&A and global technology solutions.
Mr. Khoo has accepted this appointment after serving as the company’s chief investment officer since 2011. In that position, he was intimately involved in the institutionalization of the company’s global financial systems and processes as well as a number of strategic projects, including Century Tokyo Leasing’s investment in GA Telesis in 2012. Mr. Khoo was directly responsible for both the acquisition of Finnair Engine Services (since renamed GA Telesis Engine Services) in 2013 and the development and growth of the GAIN fund, which launched with an initial $500 million investment from Wafra Capital Partners in 2014.
“Alvin is an accomplished executive with significant financial and operational expertise, including as our chief investment officer, and will be an exceptional enhancement to our team in this new capacity,” said Abdol Moabery, Chief Executive Officer of GA Telesis. “His broad, global business knowledge and banking experience encompasses investment banking, capital markets, structured and asset-backed finance, global debt syndication, corporate strategy and regulatory policy. His experience will continue to be an asset in implementing our strategy, while enabling us to focus on our highest-potential growth opportunities,” he added.
“I am excited about my new role and my enhanced ability to create and deliver shareholder value,” said Alvin Khoo. “GA Telesis’ organic and acquisition related growth has been and continues to be an unbelievable story, and I look forward to further contributing towards the success of the company.”
Alvin’s appointment as CFO and officer of the company was affirmed by the GA Telesis Board of Directors on June 1, 2015.
About GA Telesis
GA Telesis is a worldwide leader in providing support services to the commercial aerospace industry. With financial, supply-chain, component and heavy jet engine MRO businesses spanning the globe, GA Telesis is recognized as a pioneering leader in solutions-based services in its sector. As an innovator, GA Telesis is one of the few independent companies in the world capable of providing a total-support-solution to their customers from their front door with several fully integrated operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia. GA Telesis also provides leasing and asset management services and maintains an extensive portfolio of leased assets exceeding $1 billion in value.