News — 2019

SMBC Aviation Capital sponsors AWAR 2019


Dublin, January 18th 2019 - SMBC Aviation Capital is pleased to announce its sponsorship of AWAR (Advancing Women in Aviation Roundtable) in 2019.The purpose of AWAR is to further and promote the advancement of women in the aviation industry by engaging CEOs and senior management.

There are a number of AWAR events which take place in 2019 including a luncheon in Dublin to coincide with the airfinance conferences and a lunch in Tokyo which will take place in April 20th.AWAR is a grassroots initiative which aims to engage with CEOs and senior management to promote the advancement of women in the aviation industry.

This year's lunch in Dublin entitled "Building a framework for action" will feature a number of guest speakers from across aircraft leasing and financial services.

Commenting, Peter Barret CEO SMBC Aviation Capital said, "Our company is committed to the advancement of women in aircraft leasing and the wider aviation industry.Hence our decision to sponsor AWAR.We look forward to engaging with AWAR to ascertain how the industry can advance this important initiative into the future."

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