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FMC Names New Director of Enforcement

August 1, 2018

Federal Maritime Commission Managing Director Karen V. Gregory today announced that Mr. Benjamin K. Trogdon has been selected to become the Director of the Bureau of Enforcement (BOE), succeeding Mr. Brian L. Troiano who is retiring this month.

Mr. Trogdon joined the FMC in July 2000 and serves as a Trial Attorney in BOE. He will assume his new duties effective August 5, 2018.

"The Bureau of Enforcement is one of the key line activities of the Federal Maritime Commission. Mr. Troiano was a strong leader of the BOE team. We appreciate and value his dedicated service to the Commission and the shipping public and wish him well in his retirement. I have full confidence that Mr. Trogdon will be a very effective leader and manager of the Bureau as it works to ensure competition and integrity for America's ocean supply chain," said Ms. Gregory.

During his tenure at the FMC, Mr. Trogdon has also served as an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of the General Counsel. Prior to joining the Commission, Mr. Trogdon served as a maritime attorney in private practice. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina and a Juris Doctorate degree from the Vermont Law School.