TT Club appoints Webster Director of Loss Prevention


  • Date: 05/07/2004

5 July 2004

The TT Club, the transport insurance mutual, has appointed Andrew Webster as Director of Loss Prevention with effect from 1st July 2004 to succeed Club veteran John Nicholls, who has retired. Mr Webster, who was previously Loss Prevention Manager, will be based in the Club's London headquarters.

Colin Lewin, TT Club's Chief Operating Officer said: 'We are confident that Andrew's background in risk management and loss prevention ideally equips him to move the Club forward in these key areas of service to our policy-holders.'

Andrew Webster, a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, joined the TT Club's managers, Thomas Miller & Co, in 1995. He has worked for a number of mutual insurance clubs managed by Thomas Miller & Co and transferred to the TT Club in 1999. While at the TT Club, he spent two years in Dubai where he managed Member servicing issues and loss prevention for TT customers in the Middle East and Indian sub-continent.

Andrew began his career as a shipbroker in London concentrating on towage and salvage and subsequently worked in Geneva and Singapore, as a trader for a firm specialised in damaged commodities.

Since returning from Dubai in 2003, as Loss Prevention Manager he has been extensively involved in the TT Club's response to the new ISPS code, the IMDG code and other security issues.

ENDS

Notes for editors
The TT Club is the international transport and logistics industry's leading provider of insurance and related risk management services. Established in 1968, the Club's membership comprises ship operators, ports and terminals, road, rail and airfreight operators, logistics companies and container lessors. As a mutual insurer, the Club exists to provide its policyholders with industry-leading benefits, which include specialist underwriting expertise, a world-wide office network providing claims management services, and first class risk management and loss prevention advice.

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