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Jun 29
Dr Patrick Anglin to serve as University Data Protection Officer
The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Patrick Anglin as the University Data Protection Officer, with effect from August 1, 2021. The University Data Protection Officer (UDPO) will serve as the advisor to University's leadership teams, committees, and governing bodies on all strategic and operational matters relating to data protection and associated compliance issues.  The primary point of contact for data subjects (the persons to whom p ››Read More
The formidable Audrey Tugwell-Henry
Audrey Tugwell could have held down an evening or night job as a radio announcer among some of the finest female voices to have graced Jamaican radio in the early 1980s. The alluring voice was, still is, as captivating as it is convincing. Instead, the pretty teenager with the perfect dark skin tone and ready-made broad smile entered Church Teachers’ College (CTC) in September 1982 with the sole intention of becoming a teacher. She did just that, majoring in English (Language and ››Read More
More management changes at Scotia Group Jamaica
The two new appointments are Morris Nelson and Perrin Gayle, joining current president and CEO, Audrey Tugwell-Henry, who was appointed to the top post on January 1, this year, succeeding Noel. Nelson has been appointed in the role of senior vice president, corporate & commercial banking, effective March 1, 2021.   Click here for more details ››Read More
Lesley Miller — Team Leader
Lesley Miller encourages personal growth Trinidadian-born Lesley Miller recounts how her parents instilled the importance of academics and, in particular, encouraged a focus on the sciences. In that household, Miller was so intrigued by the world of technology that she decided to pursue undergraduate studies in information technology at the University of Technology, Jamaica. Click here for more details ››Read More
'Humbled and privileged' Antonette Wemyss-Gorman now army chief
“Humbled and privileged.” Those were the words of Rear Admiral Antonette Wemyss-Gorman shortly after she was sworn in as Jamaica's first woman Chief of Defence Staff by Governor General Sir Patrick Allen, at King's House today.  She succeeds Lieutenant General Rocky Meade who has retired after 38 years in the army. The new army chief has committed to providing decisive, firm and strategic leadership.    Click here for more details ››Read More
ScotiaGroup Jamaica boss gets regional role
Scotiabank yesterday announced that its Jamaica chief, Audrey Tugwell Henry, will be given additional responsibilities as the senior vice-president (SVP) of its Caribbean North and Central operations. The appointment, which takes effect January 1, 2022, will see Tugwell Henry expanding her oversight of Scotiabank's operations to include the Bahamas, Cayman, Turks & Caicos, in addition to its Jamaican operations. It comes just a year after Tugwell Henry was appointed the presi ››Read More
UWI accounting graduate reaps sweet benefits from the soil
UNIVERSITY graduate Dushaine Carty, 24, wiped the sweat from his brow as he trudged through his field of sweet potatoes near Linstead St Catherine, yesterday. He walked through a lush row of produce, pausing periodically to tug at the green plants, until he found what he was looking for. He grinned as he bent and pulled up a plump tuber with his bare hands, rubbing the dirt away to reveal a pinkish hue. It was time to reap. “It's one of the best feelings — reaping what you planted ››Read More
Kinlocke duo helming Gateway Shipping International
Richard and Shara-Kay Kinlocke of Gateway Shipping International (GSI) are a brother-sister team who are profoundly inspired by their late father, Robert Kinlocke, whose legacy they are proud to continue. Both siblings had an early start in the shipping industry, from summer jobs during school to full-time jobs after graduating from The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona. They had to work their way up, however, because being children of the chairman and CEO of one of the la ››Read More
Stanley Thompson joins Scotia Investments
CAREER investment banker, Stanley Thompson has joined the Scotia Investments team as director, Capital Markets. Thompson moves to the Scotia Group from NCB Capital Markets, where he spent the past decade assisting institutions and governments across the Caribbean region to raise capital. He brings to the new role significant experience in originating and structuring private and public debt, private and public equity and real estate transactions.   Thompson holds a BSc in Economi ››Read More