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Marjory Kennedy elected new Jamaica Exporters’ Association president

Published: Friday December 6, 2013 | 2:54 pm Comments 0
Marjory Kennedy – File
Marjory Kennedy – File

The Jamaica Exporters’ Association (JEA) has elected a new president.

Marjory Kennedy was elected unopposed at the JEA's 48th Annual General Meeting held in Kingston today.

Kennedy served in the capacity for two years from November 2006 to November 2008.

She succeeds Andrew Collins who served from November 2012 – December 2013.

Collins did not seek reelection.

In her acceptance speech, Mrs. Kennedy thanked the membership for their confidence in her by reelecting her to the position.

She stated that these were very challenging times for the sector, both locally and internationally, and noted the need for greater collaboration to move the sector and the country forward, and as such indicated that she would be calling on the newly elected board and the r membership for support.

The JEA Board for 2014 includes Immediate Past President, Andrew Collins and Vice-presidents: Lynden Nugent, Julian Rodney, Aswad Morgan and Paul Lewis.

Hernal Hamilton was returned as Honorary Treasurer.

Elected Directors are: Idelle Brown, Greta Bogues, Lisa Johnston, John Minott Jnr., Stephen Dawkins, Duncan Messado, David Yee Sing and Roderick Francis Jnr.

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