Two managers leave NCB
Barbara Hume, senior assistant general manager, and Bernadette Barrow, assistant general manager, will both leave National Commercial Bank (NCB) on December 31. NCB said the move is a part of the bank's organisational transformation strategy. In a press release, NCB expressed gratitude to both senior managers "who have contributed their business acumen and leadership experience to facilitate strategy formulation and implementation within the group."
Lewis launches Great People
Lisa Soares Lewis has launched her new company Great People Solutions, a human resource and performance management solutions company in Kingston. She takes on the role of chief executive officer. Lewis left Red Stripe earlier this year where she was human resources director.
Promotion for Williams
Frederick Williams is now executive vice-president, chief financial officer and chief administration officer at Scotia Group Jamaica. He joined Scotiabank in 1999 and has had senior management roles in business analytics, finance, investments, strategic planning and risk management. Prior to that, Williams was an accountant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Law firm takes on Case, Stiebel
Jermain Case and Danielle Stiebel have both joined Kingston law firm Myers Fletcher and Gordon as associates. Case, a former Cambridge Commonwealth scholar who studied at the University of the West Indies, joins the firm's litigation department. Stiebel joins the firm's commercial department.
Couch takes a new seat
Indira Couch is now general manager at Great People Solutions, a human resource company in Kingston. She was previously the director of marketing and admissions at the American International School of Kingston, having started there in 2008 as a finance and human resource administrator. Prior to that, she was for eight years the managing director of Produce and Products, which produced the Ruth's brand of hot mango sauces until it was sold to Pickapeppa Company.
Helping children overcome the typhoon
Verity Rushton is currently working in the Phillipines as a part of the UNICEF response team for Typhoon Haiyan as an emergency child protection specialist. This is an extension of her UNICEF role in Laos, where she has been based since leaving Jamaica in 2008.
KLE director quits
Patrick McDonald has resigned as a director of the KLE Group, effective December 15. He has also resigned as member of the audit committee. In a note to the Jamaica Stock Exchange, KLE said McDonald's resignation from the audit committee was in no way related to any disagreement in respect of accounting principles, the financial statement disclosure or any other material issue impacting the committee. McDonald is a partner at law firm Hart Muirhead Fatta in Kingston.