Management & Movements

Management and Movements

Nigel Clarke As Group Deputy Chairman & CFO. Can Those Roles Be Mixed?

Dr. Nigel Clarke's appointment as group deputy chairman and chief executive officer of Musson Group

The Musson Group of Companies recently announced that Dr. Nigel Clarke has been appointed Group Deputy Chairman and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective October 1, 2013. Congrats on the promotion and well done Dr. Clarke Continue Reading

Management & Movements

Berisford Grey Back At CIBC, But This Time In A Bigger Role

Earlier this year we reported that Scotia Investments was loosing its heavy weight dealmaker Berisford Grey. Now it is official that he is back ‘home’, where he was, before he came to Scotia Investments in 2011.

The Jamaica Observer is reporting that ‘CIBC First Caribbean confirmed that Grey started this Monday in Jamaica as executive director of investment banking. His remit will span the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean.’ Continue Reading

Management & Movements

Chris Blackwell’s Latest Venture… Bet You Can’t Guess?

Chris Blackwell Featured in the New York Times

Known for starting Island Records, unearthing and exposing Bob Marley, and his investments in hotels and real estate, Chris Blackwell’s name is synonymous with investing in Jamaica. Continue Reading

Featured Personalities

20 Things You Should Know About Denis O’Brien – Digicel’s Chairman

Denis O'Brien

Denis O'Brien | by The Guardian

Whether he’s in the news for his high profile persona, his wheeling and dealing, his charitable work in Haiti, his commitment to autism, his Digicel empire, or his legal battles, Denis O’Brien is a multifaceted man. Here are 20 things we found out about him recently. Continue Reading

e-Update, Featured Personalities

Guess Who’s In the Caribbean Right Now For Vacation. The Middletons!

Mustique - Vacation Destination for Royals

Mustique - Vacation Destination for Royals

You won’t get to see them though. Highly unlikely.

They’re at an island called Mustique. It sounded new to me as well. On the map above its at that red balloon close to St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and as you can see its a reaaaally small island.

It says something about the Caribbean though. We were the big winners at the Superbowl on Sunday and now Kate Middleton and her family have chosen the Caribbean for their vacation… again! Apparently it turning out to be an annual thing. Continue Reading

Featured Personalities

Digicel’s Chairman, Denis O’Brien Shows You Why You’re Wasting Time

Denis O'Brien

Denis O'Brien | by The Guardian

Meets President, Prime minister, CEOs, Billionaires & Consultants, all within 10 Hours!

Each time I write about Denis O’Brien, I realize that this is no ordinary, sit-at-home, and let it pass kinda guy. This man is active. Aggressive. Action oriented. And to prove my point look at all that this guy achieved in 10 hours! Continue Reading

Featured Personalities, Management & Movements

Donna Duncan-Scott Resigns From 2 JMMB Boards

Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited has advised that effective January 17, 2013 Mrs. Donna Duncan-Scott has resigned as a director of the Boards of JMMB Securities Limited and JMMB Insurance Brokers Limited.

Update: The Following is a part of the release on the JMMB website;

She continues to sit on the boards of Jamaica Money Market Brokers Ltd., Capital & Credit Merchant Bank Ltd., JMMB Puesto de Bolsa (the company’s subsidiary company in the Dominican Republic), and the Joan Duncan Foundation.

As the JMMB Group continues its expansion, Mrs. Duncan-Scott has chosen to resign from these two boards, so as to devote more substantive attention to her role as executive director of culture and human development, as the Group seeks to further build out its unique culture, which is built on love.

In other words they are saying, she still remains on the key boards and is also paying attention to her primary role, as director of culture and human development.

Management & Movements, Stocks / I.P.O.s

Big Move For Cassidy! Digicel’s Group Financial Director Answers C&W Communications

Cable & Wireless Caribbean Communications 2010/2011 Revenue by Region

Digicel’s Group Financial Director Answers to Bigger Role at Cable & Wireless Communications

Sean Cassidy is the new the Chief Financial Officer at Cable & Wireless Communications. He has held this post for the last two months; this after spending the last 6 years and 5 months at what will now be his biggest rival, The Digicel Group. Continue Reading

Management & Movements