Corporate Movements – June 2019

Corporate Movements – June 2019


Caribbean Cement Company Limited (CCC) has advised that Mr. Yago Castro Izaguirre will replace Mr. Peter Donkersloot Ponce as General Manager of CCC. This change becomes effective on August 1, 2019.
CCC also advised that Mr. Castro Izaguirre held the position of General Manager of Arawak since May 1, 2018, and has held different positions throughout the CEMEX group since September, 2004. CCC further advised that Mr. Donkersloot Ponce has informed CCC that he will not be seeking an extension of his contract as General Manager of CCC and will depart from the position on July 31, 2019.

Proven Investments Limited (ProvenJA) has advised that Mr. Mark Gumpright has been appointed to the post of Chief Executive Officer for International Financial Planning (Cayman) Limited (IFP), effective 11th June 2019. IFP is a wholly owned subsidiary of PROVEN stemming from an acquisition in August 2018. “As the CEO for IFP (Cayman) Limited, Mr. Gumpright will lead the development and execution of IFP’s long-term strategy with a view to creating continued value for stakeholders and building the brand and its reach in Cayman, Bermuda, BVI and further afield.”

Mayberry Investments Limited (MIL) has advised that Mr. Adrian Dunkley has resigned from his post as VP – Compliance & Risk, effective May 3, 2019. MIL further advised that Ms. Rene Mitchell has been promoted from Senior Manager – Compliance & Risk to AVP – Compliance & Risk, effective May 6, 2019.

The Board of Directors of SSL Venture Capital Jamaica Limited is pleased to announce the following changes:   
Mr. Gavin Valentine ​and Mr. Kadeen Mairs ​were appointed to the Board of Directors as at May 5, 2019; and  ● Mr. Zachary Harding, Dr Germaine Spencer, Mr. Harry Abrikian and ​Ms. Cecile Watson ​were appointed to the Board of Directors as at June 1, 2019.  ● Mr. Drew Gray ​and Mr. Sheldon Powe ​resigned from the Board of Directors effective May 5, 2019. While ​Mr. Gerald Wight tendered his resignation to the Board of Directors effective June 4, 2019. ● Mrs. Anya Hylton has been appointed Company Secretary effective May1,2019 replacing Miss Denise Douglas who resigned as of that date. The Company further advised that Mr. Harry Abrikian replaces ​Mr. Gerald Wight as Chairman of the Audit Committee. 

Digicel has announced four key executive promotions to bolster its team, as the company continues its rapid deployment of the next wave of innovation that fits the changing needs of its customers.

Brian Bennett-Easy, previously general manager for Digicel Business, assumed the role of chief operating officer (COO) on June 1, 2019. On that date, Darragh Fitzgerald Selby was promoted to the role of general manager for Digicel Business, having served as sales director for four years. In his expanded leadership role, Bennett-Easy’s operational responsibilities will incorporate Digicel Business, Customer Care, Technical Operations and Facilities Management.

“Brian is a natural to capitalise on our growth momentum and customer-centric product development across these lines of business. Darragh complements this, bringing his over 20 years’ expertise in customer-centric ICT innovation and strategy for business of all sizes,” commented CEO of Digicel Jamaica, Justin Morin, via news release.

Delroy Anderson has been appointed general manager for Digicel Home Fibre and TV division, and will be instrumental to expanding Internet access, while delivering new and more powerful entertainment experiences to customers.

Former director of Innovation and Enterprise Solutions for Digicel Business, Ative Ennis, will lead product development and will drive an improved customer experience in his new role as commercial director (B2B) for Digicel Business.

Morin stated, “Ative will add his significant experience in business technology modernisation to help companies leverage their data assets for profitability. Delroy has been instrumental to developing a truly unbeatable fibre-to-the-home service for our customers to experience the speed and benefits of a new phase of Internet connectivity. Together, they will strengthen our leadership team as we work to deepen our relationship with our customers.”

These appointments follow on the heels of Digicel’s upgrade and expansion of its superfast LTE network across Kingston and St Andrew, and parts of St. Catherine and Clarendon. Having made these significant strides, Digicel plans to roll out LTE service to even more communities as the company moves towards 100 Internet penetration.