Osamu (Sam) Muramoto is Chairman of Jackson Square Aviation (JSA). In addition, he is Managing Executive Officer of Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. and Global Head of Mitsubishi HC Capital’s Aviation Business Division. He had previously been the Chairman of Engine Lease Finance Corporation, a Mitsubishi HC Capital Inc. subsidiary, from June 2016.
Sam started his career in the finance business with The Mitsubishi Bank, Ltd. in 1985 and has held management roles in various global business sectors, including: Investment Banking, M&A, Strategic Planning and Leasing. He moved to MHC, formerly Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited (MUL), in 2012 having spent the previous year as Global Head of Syndicated Finance in MUFG Bank, Ltd., formerly The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd. where he coordinated syndication businesses globally.
Sam’s experience in the aircraft finance and leasing business began in 1998 with his involvement in EETC transactions as the Head of the Securitization Group of Tokyo Mitsubishi International plc in London, and he was responsible for Aviation Finance and Leasing as Senior Vice President, and then Senior Executive Vice President of BTMU Capital Corporation in Boston from 2004.
Sam holds an MBA from the London Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Meiji University.