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Calabar honours lion of shipping industry

Published:Tuesday | November 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Calabar Old Boys' Association 2018 dinner and awards planning committee chairman Michael Roofe (right) presents a citation to 'Jamaican innovator, visionary and businessman extraordinaire' 'Harry' Maragh.
Harriat 'Harry' Maragh and his wife Charmaine pose for the camera at the 2018 Calabar Old Boy Association Dinner. Maragh was one of two special honourees at this year's function.
Calabar Old Boys' Association 2018 honouree Harriat 'Harry' Maragh (centre) looks on as Lannaman and Morris Group Financial Controller Evroy Johnson (left) greets Panjam director Donovan Perkins.

Harriat Maragh, honorary member of the Managing Committee of the Shipping Association of Jamaica (SAJ), was honoured by the Calabar Old Boys' Association at their annual dinner and awards ceremony held at the Mona Visitors' Lodge at the University of the West Indies, Mona, recently. Past Calabar lions roared their approval as Maragh, group chairman of Lannaman and Morris group, along with president and CEO of Sterling Asset Management Charles Ross were awarded for answering 'Yes, sir', to a life of nation building.

It was a glittering affair as some of Jamaica most well-known businessmen and women, academics, and artisans attended to cheer on this year's awardees.

Maragh, an esteemed shipping industry veteran and past president of the SAJ was awarded for being a "Jamaican innovator, visionary and businessman extraordinaire". As in all things he has lived by Calabar's motto, 'the utmost for the highest,.