Program Manager

Frank Ditmarsch joined SGI in January 2013 as a Program Manager. Having over 20 years of aviation experience, of which 15 years in the field of aircraft leasing, he brings day-to-day leasing experience to the SGI Asset & Lease Management team, where he leads the Asset Administration.

Frank started his aviation career with European Aviation Services as Technical Representative and Sales & Marketing Manager Europe for engine repair & overhaul facility for Airwork of USA. After leaving EAS, Frank joined ING Aviation Lease where he gained leasing expertise as a Technical Manager on Airbus A300, A320 family, Boeing 737 and 757. In 2000 Frank became Power Plant Manager for International Equipment Management (IEM). After joining AerCap in 2002 as a Transaction Coordinator and Sales & Marketing Manager for Central Asia he decided to take the opportunity to join the new start-up company AerData in 2007. At AerData Frank focused on the development, implementation and training of an asset & contract management software application for airlines, leasing companies and financial institutions. In addition, Frank was responsible for the Policies & Procedures at AerData. He established an ISAE 3402 certification on the CMS tool with the accountants firm BDO.

Frank has in depth knowledge of aircraft lease management, is adept with the most common softwares and has an active role in supporting existing SGI customers.