The Private Sector Commission is pleased to announce that a new Executive was elected at its Annual General Meeting held on Thursday May 19 at the Marriott Hotel.
Mr. Edward Boyer, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the National Hardware Group of Companies, was elected Chairman of the Commission. Mr. Boyer is immediate Past Vice-Chairman of the Private Sector Commission and a former President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is also Chairman of the Salvation Army in Guyana.
Mr. Desmond Sears was elected Vice-Chairman. Mr. Sears is Executive Director of Delmur Co. Ltd, of Forestry & Technical Consulting Inc., and of Omai Transportation & Equipment Inc. Mr. Sears has more than thirty-five years of experience in shipping and is also the Honorary Consul General for the Royal Kingdom of Norway.
Mr. Ramesh Dookhoo was unanimously reelected as Secretary of the Commission. He is a Past Chairman of the Private Sector Commission, current President of the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce and a Past President of the Guyana Manufacturing and Services Association. Mr. Dookhoo is also a Trustee of the Caribbean Court of Justice Fund and Chairman of the Competition and Consumer Affairs Commission and the Cheddie Jagan International Airport. He gave yeoman service as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Guyana Water Inc. for many years.
Mr. Fitzroy McLeod was returned as Treasurer. He is the Financial Controller of the National Milling Company of Guyana.