FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2 January 2019
Washington, DC — IICL President, Steven Blust, announced that Marco Poggio, Managing Director, TOUAX Container Leasing Pte Ltd, (TCL) has been elected to the position of Chairman of the IICL for 2019, succeeding Katherine McCabe, President, Beacon Intermodal Leasing, LLC.
"Mr. Poggio, who has been with TOUAX since 2010, is in charge of all TCL leasing, operations, resale & trading activities as well as financial aspects. Accoutered with a Diploma in Political Sciences achieved in Milan, Italy, Mr. Poggio acquired a holistic and strong international experience through various positions in the logistics and transportation industry over more than 20 years.
"On behalf of the IICL's Board of Directors and staff, I would like to extend our sincere gratitude to Ms. McCabe for her leadership during last year's dynamic times" said Blust, "and look forward to a productive year ahead under Mr. Poggio's Chairmanship."
"It is an honor to be elected Chairman of the IICL and to carry on leading the projects of the association in line with my predecessors. In the current evolving market, the role of the IICL is key to make sure that industry standards and best practices meet the new requirements globally".
The IICL's Board also elected Robert Sappio, Chief Executive Officer, SeaCube Container Leasing Ltd, as First Vice President; William J. Shea Jr., Chairman and CEO, Direct ChassisLink Inc., as Second Vice President; and Brian M. Sondey, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Triton International Limited, as Treasurer.
Organized in 1971, the IICL is a trade association, representing lessors of maritime containers and intermodal chassis. Its member companies, Beacon, CAI, Direct ChassisLink, Flexi-Van, SeaCube, Textainer, TOUAX, TRAC Intermodal, and Triton International Limited, own or manage a significant portion of the global leased container and U.S. chassis fleets.
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