Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Thursday (May 11) appointed four new four new ambassadors/Special Investment Envoys who will help the country attract investment and drive economic growth.
The newly apointed ambassadors include Adam Stewart, executive chairman of Sandals Resorts International and Beaches Resorts, who will be an ambassador for tourism, Theresa Roberts, founder and owner of the Jamaican Patty Company who will serve as ambassador for culture and arts, Lloyd Carney, CEO of the technology firm Brocade Communications Systems who will be an ambassador for technology and Dushyant Savadia, founder and CEO of Amber Group, who will also serve as an ambassador for technology.
The Prime Minister noted that these individuals have extensive experience and expertise in various sectors and will bring a wealth of knowledge and a network of international contacts to their new roles.
The four professionals are tasked with identifying and attracting potential investment opportunities both locally and internationally.
“Jamaica is fortunate to have such highly capable individuals who are internationally renowned in their fields and posses a deep understanding of the investment landscape both locally and internationally. Their collective expertise and networks will be invaluable in catalysing innovation, driving investment and simulating our economy,” Holness added.
The Prime Minister explained that two amabassadors were assigned as ambassadors for technology to help in Jamaica’s transition to a digital society.