Thomas Miller announces Leo Kirchner as new President/CEO of Thomas Miller Americas


Thomas Miller announces Leo Kirchner as the successor of Mike Jarrett in the role of President / Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Thomas Miller Americas.

After 40 years at Thomas Miller, including 27 years in the New York and New Jersey offices, Mike Jarrett will retire at the end of February 2020, when Leo will take over the position. As President/CEO Leo will direct and manage the full range of operations for Thomas Miller Americas. Leo has spent 25 years with Thomas Miller, most recently as Regional Director for the Americas at TT Club, the international transport and logistics industry's leading provider of insurance and related risk management services.

Leo will retain his role leading the TT Club's Americas operations. To support Leo in his broader role, TT Club Senior Underwriter, Graeme Sassarini will be promoted to Regional Underwriting Manager for TT Club from 1 January 2020. Graeme joined the TT Club in 1998 and has been in the New Jersey Office since 2003. Leanne O'Loughlin will take over Mike's Regional Director role for the UK P&I Club.

Mike Jarrett, President / CEO of Thomas Miller Americas, said: "Leo has a lengthy and impressive track record within Thomas Miller. His dedication, experience and in-depth industry knowledge make him best placed to lead Thomas Miller Americas. I wish him the best of luck as my successor and I look forward to working with him on this transition."

Leo Kirchner, Regional Director for the Americas at TT Club, said: "It is an honour to succeed Mike Jarrett as CEO of Thomas Miller Americas. In his 40 years, he has continued to work hard to make Thomas Miller into the industry leading firm it is today, I will continue his legacy and the work he has done. I am confident that I can maintain and build on the success of the business with members, stakeholders and others in the industry."



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Thomas Miller

Thomas Miller is an international provider of market leading insurance services.

Founded in 1885, Thomas Miller's origins are in the provision of management services to mutual organisations, particularly in the international transport and professional indemnity sectors; where today they manage a large percentage of the foremost insurance mutuals. Thomas Miller also manages insurance facilities for all the self-employed barristers in England & Wales, as well as trustees of pension schemes, patent agents and housing associations.

Principal activities include:

  • Management services for transport and professional indemnity insurance mutual
  • Managing General Agency
  • Professional services including legal and technical services, claims and captive management
  • Investment management for institutions and private clients 

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