Stratos has expanded its presence in Japan with a dedicated office in Toranomon, Tokyo staffed by two industry veterans. Masayuki Kamada has been appointed as Head of Japan and joins from FPG where he spent the past seven years as branch manager and senior sales executive covering various key territories around Japan.
In addition, Yukari Tokuda (Business Manager) has spent the past five years as Senior Director at JP Lease. Both Masayuki and Yukari have built extensive careers at leading international banks in Japan.
David Goring Thomas, chairman of Stratos, said “We are excited to welcome our new team members into Stratos and are keen that this expansion into Japan keeps us physically closer to our customers and business partners. This will enable Stratos to be more responsive to the needs of this incredibly important market for us, and our team is looking forward to continuing to serve and develop our customer base across the spectrum of our aircraft leasing and funding activities.”
Stratos is an aircraft investment specialist and asset manager with a substantial portfolio of leased aircraft, providing acquisition, re-marketing, advisory and capital raising services to airlines, lenders and investors in large commercial aircraft. With a team of 25 people based in Europe, Asia and the America’s, Stratos manages a fleet of over 60 large commercial jet aircraft.