TT Club names new Regional General Manager – Americas

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TT Club has named Graeme Sassarini as its new Regional General Manager – Americas.

Sassarini will take on the role in place of Leo Kirchner, who is set to retire at the end of June 2024 after 29 years at Thomas Miller, TT’s management company.

Kirchner will continue to provide support to Thomas Miller Americas for an additional two years.

Significant leadership changes at TT Club

Sassarini will take on the new role as of 1 January 2024.

Based in the New Jersey office since 2003, he has been with the company for 20 years and will continue his close working relationship with TT Members across the region.

As Regional General Manager – Americas, Sassarini will lead TT Club’s development of its risk mitigation services to the intermodal, maritime transport and cargo handling sectors.

Assuming Kirchner’s role as CEO for Thomas Miller Americas (TMA) will be Leanne O’Loughlin (effective 1 January 2024), who is Regional Director of UK P&I Club in New Jersey; O’Loughlin joined TMA in 2019.

“His leadership has been instrumental”

“Charles Fenton, CEO, TT Club said: “Leo’s contributions to TT Club have been invaluable.

“His leadership has been instrumental in strengthening our position in the region’s complex and varied risk management market. 

“We are pleased that Graeme will be assuming this important leadership role. He brings extensive experience and knowledge to the position that will be of continued benefit our Members and stakeholders.”

“I congratulate Graeme on his new appointment,” added Kirchner.

“I have the utmost confidence in him to continue the work that has been so important to me personally throughout my career at TT and Thomas Miller.

“I look forward to assisting him during the ensuing transition period.”

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