Management Team

Gokce Tezel

Managing Director

With the acquisition by GATX Corporation, Gokce Tezel joins Trifleet as its Managing Director in addition to his roles as Executive Vice President at GATX Corporation and President, GATX Rail International.

Christopher LaHurd

Director Business Development

With the acquisition by GATX Corporation, Christopher LaHurd joins Trifleet as Director Business Development in addition to his role as Vice President at GATX Corporation.

Robin A. Pol

Director Sales

Mr. Pol began with Trifleet in 1995 as its Technical Manager, and became the company’s Sales Director in 2006. With a Science degree in Technical Engineering, his long-standing and in-depth practical knowledge of the Global Container Business, and his growth with the company since its early years, Robin is uniquely qualified to handle the complexities of Container Leasing Sales while ensuring superior service to our customers.

Marco IJzerman

Director Fleet Management

Mr. IJzerman has degrees in both Business Administration and Economics. He has served as Trifleet’s Fleet Manager since 2001 after having managed Planning and Production at Dorpak Packaging Group for 6 years. As Director Fleet Management, Marco is responsible for upholding the company’s excellent record of global maintenance and repairs, as well as equipment performance and utilisation.

Tanja Ruis

Director Finance

With a master degree in Accountancy and over six years experience as Finance Manager for both global and national companies, Tanja Ruis brings a high level of expertise and professionalism to her role as Trifleet’s Director Finance. Tanja joined the company in February 2010, having previously worked as Group Controller for the Dutch company, Onstream Group, and Financial Reporting Manager of AMEC’s Earth & Environmental Division in Canada.

Harold Chua

Director Sales Regional Accounts

Mr. Chua brings a life time experience in the South-East Asian container leasing industry to the management team. Before joining Trifleet, he was nearly 10 years responsible for marketing and sales with dry van lessor Xtra International. Harold started Trifleet’s Singapore office in 1999. As Director Sales he oversees commercial operations for the company’s worldwide regional clients since 2018.

GATX Corporation

Our parent, GATX Corporation was founded in 1898 and is based in Chicago, USA. The Company has become a leading global railcar lessor and strives to be recognized as the finest railcar leasing company in the world by its customers, shareholders, employees, and the communities where it operates. GATX Corporation owns railcar fleets in North America, Europe, and Asia with a fleet of more 140,000 railcars and approximately 600 locomotives.

With more than a century of operational experience and know-how, GATX offers its customers support and services at the highest standard. Visit GATX Corporation to find out more.