Avation appoints Fisher as non-exec director

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Singapore based operating lessor Avation appointed Dr Stephen Fisher as a non-executive director on 24 April.

Dr Fisher was previously head of global fixed income product – Asia Pacific at JP Morgan Asset Management, and has also held positions at JP Morgan Investment Management and Solomon Smith Barney. He is also the chairman and chief investment officer of First Degree Global Asset Management.

Avation chairman Jeff Chatfield welcomed the appointment, noting that he would provide “valuable insights into debt markets.”

“The company strives to minimise the cost of its borrowings and has already refinanced a substantial proportion of its finance facilities,” he adds.