Li Liu is Executive Vice President, Greater China for GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the $41 billion commercial aircraft financing and leasing unit of GE.
Li joined GECAS in 1994 through GE’s acquisition of Polaris Aircraft Leasing Company and GPA.
Li began her career in the aviation industry upon graduation from college, when she joined the Civil Aviation Administration of China (“CAAC”) in Beijing. She later joined San Francisco based Polaris Aircraft Leasing Company as Marketing Director, responsible for selling and marketing Polaris’ products within Asia.
After the consolidation of GECAS, Polaris, and GPA in 1994, Li became Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Asia and was promoted in 1998 to Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
Li relocated to Hong Kong in 2000 to spearhead GECAS’ Greater China operation. She was promoted in 2009 GECAS Executive Vice President. For the last decade, Li has grown the GECAS business in China to around $8B in assets at its peak.
Li is a pioneer in the aircraft leasing industry in China, which is quickly becoming the largest aviation market in the world.
She is based in Hong Kong and is Chairwoman for GE Women’s Network of Asia/Pacific.