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Published:Friday | October 3, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Bell replaces Rousseau

John 'Mitchie' Bell, a former partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers, has joined the board of Cable & Wireless Jamaica Limited, which trades as LIME Jamaica.

Bell will also serve on the audit committee.

His appointment on September 18 fills the immediate vacancy created by the resignation of Patrick Rousseau from LIME's board and audit committee.

Banking switch

FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited has appointed Colette Delaney as chief risk and administrative officer, effective immediately, the bank said in a market filing posted September 25.

Delaney, a banker with three decades of experience, will be responsible for all of FirstCaribbean's risk management functions, as well as the control functions dealing with compliance, legal, governance, and corporate security. She began working for FirstCaribbean parent CIBC in 1987, and before that was employed by National Westminster Bank.

The bank also shifted its treasury functions to the portfolio of its chief financial officer, Brian Lee, who is a 11-year veteran. He worked with CIBC since 2001, prior to joining FirstCaribbean.

The changes follows the departure of former CFO Geoff Scott and the former group treasurer, David Whitcroft.

Beepath beats path to senior management

Unilever Caribbean Limited says its finance manager, Mark Beepath, has been appointed company secretary, effective October 1.

As a result, Beepath now joins the company's senior management team, the Trinidad company said in a market filing.

Miller takes high road to Canada

Career diplomat Janice Miller, currently serving as undersecretary for multilateral affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, has been tapped as the new high commissioner to Canada.

Miller's tour begins in mid-October at which point she replaces High Commissioner Sheila Sealy Monteith, who has held the position since 2010.

Monteith will return to a senior position in the foreign ministry.

Miller has served 17 years in Jamaica's foreign service but before that served briefly at the Caricom Secretariat in Georgetown, Guyana.