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Steven Udvar-Hazy

Executive Chairman
Air Lease Corporation

Steven F. Udvar-Házy serves as Air Lease Corporation’s Executive Chairman of
the Board. Mr. Udvar- Házy launched Air Lease Corporation in February 2010
and brings more than 40 years of aviation industry experience to the
company. In 1973, he co-founded the aircraft leasing business that became
International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC). As Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, Mr. Udvar-Házy led ILFC from its inception in 1973 until his
retirement in 2010. Mr. Udvar-Házy is a director of SkyWest, Inc. and
currently serves as that board’s lead independent director. He is an FAA
Airline Transport Pilot with type ratings on multiple jet aircraft and has over
38 years of experience flying jet aircraft. Mr. Udvar-Házy received his
Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
and has been awarded several honorary doctorate degrees. Mr. Udvar-Házy
has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Wings Club
Distinguished Achievement Award, The Howard Hughes Memorial Award
from the Aero Club of Southern California, The Wright Brothers Memorial
Trophy from the Aero Club of Washington, The Living Legends of Aviation
Award, the ISTAT Award, the Air Force Vandenberg Award, Officier de la
Légion d’Honneur awarded by the Republic of France, and most recently the
Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary.

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