IRU creates new MD post
Boris Blanche has been picked for the newly created position of managing director of the IRU, with immediate effect. He already served the world road transport organisation as COO.
As MD, Blanche will coordinate the IRU’s advocacy work in addition to his current COO role leading operations, finance and services provided to the industry, most notably the TIR system.
Blanche joined the IRU in 2012 as head of internal control, putting in place risk management controls, governance systems and organisational restructuring. He took on the COO post from 2014, and then headed all operational activities including TIR and transit systems, innovation, insurance and the IRU Academy. (cd)