TRO sees Allen take helm as founder quits

The Russell Organisation (TRO) founder Ian Russell has stepped down from his role as chairman. TRO managing director Rob Allen now heads up the company while Kevin O’Loughlin takes over as deputy managing director. Russell said: "I can turn my attention to other activities, and know for sure that I am leaving the company in excellent shape." TRO has also just scooped six awards at the ITMA Awards in February (see also page 18). The firm won the Conference & Incentive Travel Platinum Award for its work with BMW GB, along with three gold awards, one silver and one bronze.

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