Laurent Janitza is Vice President Marketing for Lease Corporation International based in the company’s Singapore office. He joined in October 2014 to cover marketing and business development activities throughout the Asia Pacific region.
With over 20 years of experience in the aerospace industry prior to joining LCI, Laurent joined from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft where he was Sales Director for SE Asia. Whilst with Bombardier, he concluded a landmark deal in Thailand which resulted in the launch of a new high-density version of the successful Q400 turboprop.
He began his career at Eurocopter before holding senior roles in several key aerospace suppliers including Saint-Gobain, where he led the development of their specialty material business in Asia consulting on and supplying cockpit windows for commercial aircraft to jet fighters, and Honeywell Aerospace where managed the Singapore-based customer support organisation.
Laurent has extensive experience of the Asia Pacific region, having lived in Sydney, Shanghai and Singapore during his career. He holds an MBA from the French ‘Grande Ecole’ EDHEC Business School in France and completed the Asian International Executive Program through INSEAD in Shanghai in 2005.