IBA, the leading aviation market intelligence and consultancy company, has expanded its global sales team with the appointment of Robbie Deegan to the newly created position of Sales Manager, Middle East and Africa.
Robbie will be responsible for optimising IBA’s commercialisation efforts in the Middle East and Africa by articulating the value of its services, helping the company’s aviation and finance customers achieve their goals whilst supporting the growth and development of aviation in the Middle East and Africa.
Deegan began his career in 2016 working in Risk Management and Pricing at Shannon Engine Support, a CFM International Company that specialises in providing spare engine lease solutions to CFM56 and LEAP operators. He subsequently moved to AerCap in 2019, based in their Dublin office as part of the Contracts Management Team. Most recently, Robbie worked for Falko Regional Aircraft as a Portfolio Manager.
Thom Clayton, Global Head of Sales at IBA, says: “IBA’s expansion into the Middle East and Africa will allow us to deliver our bespoke services and solutions to aviation and finance customers across the region. With his widespread experience and knowledge, I know Robbie will be an excellent representative for IBA.”
Robbie Deegan says: “I am delighted to be joining the IBA team at this time of expansion and am thrilled to be showcasing their leading services to customers across the region.”
Robbie holds a BA in International Business and French and a Specialist Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from the University of Limerick, as well as a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from UCD Professional Academy.