Aviation Capital Group (ACG) announced the appointment of John Feren as executive vice president. Feren will oversee the operating lessor's global marketing and portfolio management departments.

He reports to R. Stephen Hannahs, ACG's Group MD & CEO, and will be based in the company's Newport Beach (CA) headquarters. Prior to this new assignment, Feren served as a SVP business development in the ACG's Bellevue (WA) office.

"I am pleased to have John assume this new role in ACG. He has been with ACG for the last two years and has brought new levels of innovation to our company," comments Hannahs.

Feren began his aviation career with Douglas Aircraft in Long Beach (CA). He held positions in marketing, sales, and program management prior to the merger with Boeing. At Boeing he was sales VP for eight years and participated in the launch of the Boeing 787.

He joined ACG from Boeing in 2008.

Source: Commercial Aviation Online