Olaf Sachau and Volker Fabian new Joint Managing Directors at Amentum Capital Limited
Hamburg/Kiel, July 3, 2009 - Olaf Sachau and Volker Fabian are appointed as new joint managing directors at Amentum Capital Limited. Sachau and Fabian succeed Christian Hatje who led Amentum Capital from 2005.
They join Amentum from HSH Nordbank where they both held leading positions in the business unit Transportation Finance.
„I’m delighted that Olaf Sachau and Volker Fabian are joining Amentum Capital. With their extensive managerial, financial and industrial experience they are strengthening our asset management company. Amentum is of significant importance to HSH Nordbank’s Transportation Finance. We are planning to further expand the business model from primarily asset manager for the fund industry to a more comprehensive service provider for the aviation industry”, says Mathis Shinnick, Chairman of the Board of Amentum Capital Ltd.
Olaf Sachau’s previous function within HSH Nordbank was Head of Global Commodity Finance after three and a half years as Head of Aviation EMEA and India. Sachau studied Economics at the California State University in Fresno and joined KfW in 1993 where he was operating in export and project finance. Further career stages included HypoVereinsbank and the US advisory company Alvarez & Marsal, where he occupied leading positions in aviation finance, turnaround management and consulting.
Volker Fabian held the post of Head Aviation EMEA and India within HSH Nordbank London since August 2008. After studying Physics, he started his career at Chemical Bank and Chase Manhattan Leasing before joining DVB in Frankfurt and New York where his responsibilities included the Australasian and US aviation finance markets. In 2001 he joined CIT Aerospace, first in New York and then in Dublin and Singapore where he was latterly responsible as Senior Regional Director Asia Pacific for aircraft leasing in that region.
The Dublin based Amentum Capital Ltd. was established in 2005 as a joint venture between HSH Nordbank and Deutsche Anlagen Leasing (DAL). Amentum offers a broad range of asset management and aviation advisory services to the airline industry and the investment community, delivered by a dedicated team of 14 professionals with extensive aviation and finance experience.
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