Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM) has announced the appointment of Dr David McBean as its new executive director, effective March 1.
Dr McBean succeeds Michael Williams, who had been acting in the position since 2016.
He joins MSBM with more than 20 years' experience as a senior executive, serving across the airline, telecommunications (commercial and regulatory), IT and media industries in the Caribbean.
His past senior appointments include as managing director of the Spectrum Management Authority of Jamaica, managing director of products and services for LIME Caribbean; CEO at the CVM Media Group in Jamaica, as well as vice-president IT for the former Air Jamaica.
In addition to his substantive career in the private sector, he has also been involved with the UWI Mona since 1993, where he served as a part-time lecturer in the Department of Natural Sciences until 1995. He then moved on to similar positions in the departments of Management Studies and Natural Sciences in 1996.
McBean has served on several boards of private and public sector companies, as well as charitable organisations. Past board appointments include the Jamaica Tourist Board, e-Learning Jamaica, Nutrition Products Limited Lascelles de Mercado, and Supreme Ventures.
He is currently a director of Mayberry Investments Limited and chairman of the Supreme Ventures Foundation.