Marcus Steele has been appointed a new board member and chairman of the audit committee of Dequity Capital Management Limited
In a release Dequity Chairman Dr Damien King, welcomed Steele to join the current directors – Kadeen Mairs, Kerry Spencer Young, Garold Hamilton, Lisa Gomes and Dr Germain Spencer.
Steele is a seasoned professional with more than 25 years of experience in finance and general management.
Dequity noted that he has a proven track record of providing strategic and business leadership to multi-billion-dollar private sector entities, resulting in substantial improvements in shareholder and market value.
“Throughout his career, he has been a change-agent who has successfully driven innovation, ideation, and problem-solving to foster growth and create sustainable businesses,” the Dequity statement read.
“He is an expert in brand building, consumer engagement, and effective value-chain management.”
Said King: “We are thrilled to have Marcus join our board of directors and audit committee. His extensive experience spanning over two decades at the forefront of finance and management adds a wealth of knowledge to our team. We are confident that his expertise will prove invaluable in guiding us through the ever-evolving landscape of the financial industry, particularly the private equity space.”
In his response, Steele said: “I am honoured to support the next chapter of growth for Dequity Capital’s leadership and join this auspicious team. Adrian Smith (CEO) and the wider board’s vision and ambition to transform the private equity landscape for a positive impact not just for our country but the region at large, has caught my attention. I am looking forward to supporting the next chapter of innovation in this sector and honored to work with the Dequity team to accelerate their strategy and growth plans.”
Dequity Capital Management Limited is a regional investment firm focusing on investing in private equity, public equity, and permanent capital. The private equity firm has diversified its investments in multiple industries including finance, health care, real estate, education, and digital and print media.
The associated companies with the parent company include Dolla Financial Services Limited, M24 Investments Limited, Royale Medical Company Limited (Hospital), Johnston Development Group Limited, iCreate Institute Jamaica, Elite Conceptz & Solutions, Real Estate Acquisition Limited, and Mairco Computer Technologies.