• April 24, 2024

Greer to lead TMA

 Greer to lead TMA
Christopher Greer is the president and CEO of TMA, a position he has held since March 2017.  Greer began his career in the regulatory compliance and government affairs sector at Verizon Wireless.  In 2010, Greer joined Japan Tobacco International (JTI) USA as regulatory affairs manager. In 2016, Greer was named to the JTI USA executive team as director and department head of corporate affairs and communications for the U.S., Caribbean and Central American markets.  Greer’s tobacco experience includes leading U.S. Food and Drug Administration compliance for the U.S. market, business development in the Caribbean and Central America, government relations, international trade and customs, and streamlining internal processes to reduce compliance costs.
Christopher Greer

The TMA has appointed Christopher B. Greer as its new president and CEO.

Greer comes to TMA from Japan Tobacco International’s U.S. division, where he served first as regulatory affairs manager and then as director and department head of corporate affairs & communications.

Greer’s work at JTI focused on FDA, government relations, corporate communications, corporate and regulatory compliance, Master Settlement Agreement management and anti-illicit trade. In addition, he served as the JTI representative to the TMA board of directors.

Greer brings a fresh perspective to the organization as both an end-user of TMA products and services and as an executive whose experience lies at the heart of many issues facing the industry.

He is taking over at a time highlighted by industry changes and opportunities driven by regulation, sustainability and new product innovations.