ZEDRA, global independent specialist in trust, corporate and fund services, has appointed Andrew Wilson as Associate Director of Marine and Aviation, bringing over 20 year’s experience from the aviation, marine, accountancy and finance industry.
Based in the Isle of Man office, Andrew’s appointment follows ZEDRAs continued strategy of significant investment in expanding its range of fiduciary services to both existing and new clients across a growing number of jurisdictions, Andrew will be focusing on the development and growth of a Marine and Aviation global division for ZEDRA, to strengthen existing operations and expand core business opportunities.
Previously working for the Equiom Group, he provided valuable support for marine and aviation new business and tax compliance. Having trained with a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants in the UK, moving to the Isle of Man and training with the Institute of Indirect Taxation in VAT compliance, then graduating with the Institute of Export in World Customs Compliance, Andrew has a strong established reputation within the industry.
Andrew Wilson, Associate Director of Marine and Aviation, ZEDRA (Isle of Man) commented:
“The Isle of Man has a great reputation globally, built upon world-class expertise in the marine and aviation industry. There are very well established yacht and aircraft registries in the region that support owners and corporate service providers, making it a significant focus for us going forward.”
“As ZEDRA is already positioned in a number of key jurisdictions suitable for marine and aviation structuring, including Cayman Islands, Isle of Man, Hong Kong, Jersey, Guernsey, Netherlands, Singapore, and Switzerland; and with plans for further expansion, I look forward to settling into the ZEDRA team to help continue to add to this offering.”
Alan Patrick, Managing Director of ZEDRA (Isle of Man) commented:
“Having previously worked for an expanding multi jurisdiction corporate service provider and with broad knowledge and practical application of offshore and EU legislation, as well as most favourable importation routes for yachts and aircraft, Andrew’s background will add great value to our client portfolio. We look forward to offering his expertise and enabling our clients to benefit from his skill set.”