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Published:Friday | January 9, 2015 | 12:00 AM

Miles tapped

to run Salada

Jerome Miles stepped into Salada Foods Jamaica Limited on Monday, January 5, as the new general manager of the coffee-processing company.

The job of running Salada was previously held by Julian Rodney, who resigned as managing director after a year in the job.

Salada board director Keisha Nelson-Brown has been acting as MD in the interim. Nelson-Brown has been a director of the Salada board since 2008. She is employed to top owner of the coffee-processing operation, the Ideal Group of Companies.

Miles' track record in the food industry includes Grace Foods UK Limited in London and Funnybones Foodservice. He was educated at Florida International University, McMaster University, and University of the West Indies.

New ATL head appointed

Appliance Traders Limited has appointed Nick Mison as group general manager.

The job was held temporarily by Danville Walker until new recruits were found for ATL and ATLAutomotive, the company said.

Walker resumed his substantial role as head of Jamaica Observer last fall.

An ATL release said Mison has over three decades of retail industry in the Caribbean including 15 years with furniture retailer Courts.

It quoted ATL Group CEO Adam Stewart as saying that Mison brings "exceptional retail and credit finance experience, a peerless track record for business development, strategic planning and a management style that will bring out the best" in ATL's team.

Mison is a British national with Grenadian citizenship who has lived in the Caribbean since 1994.

Williams joins Access' board

President and CEO of Proven Management Limited, Christopher Williams, has joined the board of Access Financial Services Limited.

He takes up the seat vacated by Gary Peart, who was a Mayberry West Indies-appointee, and company secretary.

Mayberry sold its stake in Access to Proven Investments Limited at the end of December for $1.2 billion, giving Proven a 49.27 per cent interest in the microfinancing company.

Miller replaces


In the wake of his shift into commercial banking, Donovan Perkins has given up his seat on the board of the Jamaica Stock Exchange.

Rohan Miller, who replaced Perkins as CEO of Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited, was also appointed JSE director to fill the vacancy, effective December 17.

Miller has worked with the Sagicor group, formerly Life of Jamaica, since May 1993. He was educated at the University of the West Indies where obtained a first degree in agriculture, and at Rutgers in the United States where he obtained an MBA in finance.

Perkins previously ran Sagicor Investments up to June 2014 when he was tapped to head Sagicor Bank Jamaica, following the acquisition and merger with RBC Royal Bank Jamaica.

Perkins was chairman of the JSE at the resignation of his directorship.

The JSE board is yet to name a new chairman.