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New JPS president and CEO takes office August 1

Published:Friday | June 9, 2017 | 6:00 AM
Emanuel DaRosa, new President and CEO of Jamaica Public Service Company Ltd.

Canada's Emanuel DaRosa is to assume office as president and chief executive officer of the Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) on August 1.

Yesterday, the JPS confirmed that DaRosa would succeed Kelly Tomblin.

Tomblin demits office on July 7.

"Emanuel is extremely pleased to accept this assignment, to build on the excellent work of his predecessor, Ms Kelly Tomblin, and to serve the people of Jamaica," a JPS spokesperson said in a statement.

The JPS said that DaRosa has successfully led other organisations to achieve top-quartile performance by adopting best-in-class practices and processes ultimately achieving employee, operational, and customer-service excellence.

He has 26 years' experience in electrical utility, working in the areas of distribution, transmission, and generation.