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Michael joined Azorra in April 2020 as our Chief Marketing Officer with responsibility for overseeing the company’s commercial operations, airline and OEM relationships, and transaction management.
A veteran in the industry, Mr. Davis has earned a reputation for attention to detail and has become a top producer and market leader for his simple philosophy of outworking the competition, listening to customers and serving as an advisor to them.
Mr. Davis played a key role alongside Azorra’s CEO and management team members in successfully developing and transitioning Jetscape’s pioneering aircraft leasing, management and advisory platform which was eventually acquired by Nordic Aviation Capital in 2016.
Starting his career in the mid-1990s, Mr. Davis acquired a broad range of experience working for prominent aviation industry businesses such as BAE Systems, US Airways, AerCap and China Development Bank, having held a succession of sales and marketing roles and with responsibilities including airline relationship management, transaction management, airline default and distressed asset resolution, portfolio management, fleet evaluation, and marketing strategy. His personal transaction success includes the purchase, sale, lease and financing of over 150 commercial aircraft.
Mr. Davis is a graduate of the Florida Institute of Technology, where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Management – Flight Technology and acquired his FAA commercial pilot certificate, multi-engine and instrument rating.