The Institute of International Container Lessors’ (IICL) elected Jeremy Matthew, group chief executive officer of Seaco, to chairman for 2013.
He succeeds Brian Sondey of TAL International Group.
IICL’s board also elected Celine Wei, president of Florens Container Services Co., as first vice president; Philip Brewer, president and CEO of Textainer Group Holdings Ltd., as second vice president; and George Elkas, president of Flexi-Van Leasing, as treasurer. Keith Lovetro, president and CEO of TRAC Intermodal, and Richard Barreau, managing director of TOUAX Global Container Solutions, were elected as executive committee members at Large.
IICL represents lessors of maritime containers and intermodal chassis. Its member companies – Beacon, CAI, Cronos, Dong Fang, Flexi-Van, Florens, Seaco, SeaCube, TAL International, Textainer, TOUAX, TRAC Intermodal, and Triton – own or manage about 90 percent of the global leased container fleet.
The Mariners’ Museum in Newport News, Va., has named Elliot Gruber as its new president and CEO.
Gruber was most recently senior vice president of resource development for the United Way of the National Capital Area. Prior to that, he was vice president and chief operating officer for the Gettysburg Foundation.