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Devon Rowe appointed executive director of CARICAD

Published:Tuesday | August 16, 2016 | 3:24 PM

Jamaica’s former Financial Secretary Devon Rowe has been appointed executive director of the Barbados-based Caribbean Centre for Development Administration (CARICAD).

Rowe previously served the Ministry of Finance as Financial Secretary since 2012, and retired July 15, this year.

Rowe will assume duties as CARICAD’s fourth executive director on September 12, 2016 and has been charged by the board of directors with charting a strategic direction for the Centre to ensure its continued relevance to and support for its member states.

He succeeds long-serving executive director, Jennifer Astaphan, who retired, CARICAD said in a press release.

CARICAD is a regional intergovernmental organisation specialising in transforming and modernising the public sector of Caribbean states. The agency was established by Caricom in 1980.