Michael Amalfitano

President and CEO, Embraer Executive Jets

Michael Amalfitano

Michael Amalfitano is the President and CEO of Embraer Executive Jets, leading the company’s global business with annual revenues in excess of $1.75 billion and an active fleet of more than 1,700 aircraft with over 1,100 customers worldwide. A long-standing industry veteran, Amalfitano has 40+ years of executive leadership experience in business aviation and financial services. He is a voting member of the Embraer SA Executive Leadership Management Board.

Prior to joining Embraer, Amalfitano led as Executive Vice President, Senior Managing Director of Business Aviation at Stonebriar Commercial Finance. Amalfitano also led as Managing Director, Executive Head of Global Corporate Aircraft Finance at Bank of America Merrill Lynch for over 22 years, following a decade-long tenure in sales management at GE Capital.

Amalfitano serves as a public member of the Board of Directors of Eve Holding, Inc. (EVE), a NYSE listed company (EVEX). He is also the Past Chairman of the General Aviation Manufacturer’s Association (GAMA) and currently serves on their Executive, Finance, Investment, and Strategic Committees, following his previous role as Chairman of the Communications Committee. Additionally, Amalfitano is the Immediate Past Chairman of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Advisory Council, served as a member of the NBAA Board of Directors, and is currently a member of the Advisory Council and Leadership Council. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) and serves on their Finance and Investment Committees.

Past board positions include former four-term OEM President representative for the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), Chairman of the Associate Members Advisory Council for the National Aircraft Resellers Association (NARA), and two-term President of the National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA).


Newsmakers Luncheon – Aircraft CEOs Look to the Low-Emission Bizjets of the Future
By Invitation Only
Monday, 27 May 2024
13:00 – 14:30