BGC Insurance expands global aviation brokerage to include aircraft finance solutions
BGC Insurance Group (BGCI), a division of BGC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP), a leading global brokerage and financial technology company, today announced that Kostya Zolotusky will be joining as Managing Partner of the recently announced Aviation Industry Financial Solutions Division. Based in Seattle, Zolotusky starts with immediate effect reporting to Bruce Fine, President of this Division.
Zolotusky brings 34 years of aviation experience to the role having spent his impressive career at the Boeing Company. Zolotusky joined Boeing in 1985 as an avionics engineer before going on to hold a number of leadership roles in commercial aircraft Engineering, Sales and Financing.
Bruce Fine, said: “At the heart of our venture is our commitment to offering customers the broadest and most efficient set of tailored solutions. Kostya brings the vital skillset and experience needed to ensure our continued growth in the sector. His time at Boeing equipped him with extensive knowledge of aircraft finance markets, having developed and led new aircraft finance solutions and businesses.”
“Our team is continuing to expand and Kostya’s appointment is indicative of the leading market talent we are attracting. I am therefore delighted to welcome Kostya and look forward to working with him closely as we grow our new offering.”
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About BGC Insurance Group
BGC Insurance Group is building a market-defining, global risk distribution group. Completely independent, it provides expertise, efficient technology, and customer focus. Under its specialist brands – Ed, Besso, Junge and Cooper Gay France – the Group provides global wholesale specialty insurance and reinsurance broking solutions. The Group’s underwriting operations – Epsilon, Globe Underwriting and Cooper Gay France – provide specialist insurance products and services in the UK, France and Australia. BGC Insurance Group is the insurance division of BGC Partners, a leading global brokerage and financial technology company.
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BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage and financial technology company. BGC’s offerings include fixed income securities, interest rate swaps, foreign exchange, equities, equity derivatives, credit derivatives, commodities, futures, and structured products. BGC provides a wide range of services, including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, trade compression, post trade, information, and other services to a broad range of financial and non-financial institutions. Through brands including Fenics, BGC Trader, Capitalab, Lucera, and Fenics Market Data, BGC offers financial technology solutions, market data, and analytics related to numerous financial instruments and markets. BGC, BGC Trader, GFI, Fenics, Fenics Market Data, Capitalab, and Lucera are trademarks/service marks and/or registered trademarks/service marks of BGC Partners, Inc. and/or its affiliates.
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