Ireland's Waypoint Leasing Limited launches office in Latin America
“We are excited to officially announce our presence in Brazil after serving the growing Latin American market and working with local and multinational operators, such as CHC/BHS and Lider, since our inception in 2013,” Ed Washecka, CEO of Waypoint Leasing, said. “I have worked with Steffen since 2006 when he first joined Era Helicopters and can attest to his extensive knowledge of the region and the helicopter leasing landscape. Over his five years spent in Brazil, Steffen has established strong relationships with all of the country’s major helicopter operators. I am confident that under his supervision, we will deepen our existing relationships in the region, develop new ones and continue expanding throughout Latin America.”
The office will be led by Steffen Bay, an executive of Waypoint Leasing. The Latin American office will be based in Rio de Janeiro, which will serve to expand the company’s presence in the area. Waypoint already sent 10 aircraft to multiple operators in the area, one of which was Lider Tax Aereo S/A, BHS.
“I am thrilled to return to Brazil to run Waypoint Leasing’s Latin American operations,” Steffen Bay, vice president of sales and marketing, said. “As regional operators increasingly seek customized financing solutions, we remain well-positioned to meet that demand in this global hub of helicopter activity.”