22nd Jul 2018

Source: Kaieteur News

One week after U.S Ambassador, Perry Holloway’s announcement, American Chamber of Commerce (AMCHAM) Guyana Inc. has installed an interim sixteen-member board to help guide the chamber through its first year of establishment.

The current Board comprises a dynamic mix of local, regional, and U.S Directors who are eager to dedicate their service, knowledge, and expertise to ensuring a productive start for the chamber. The members are:

  • Mr. Zulfikar Ally, Queens Atlantic
  • Mr. Clairmont Cummings, Corum Group
  • Ms. Liz Wyatt, Sol Guyana
  • Mr. Dave Kissoon, London House Chambers
  • Mr. Justin Nedd, GT&T
  • Mr. Rod Henson, Exxon Mobil
  • Ms. Davie Sukdeo, Guyana Marriott
  • Mr. George Kalantzakis, HESS Corporation
  • Mr. Rafael Nabi, Nabi Construction Inc.
  • Ms. Saskia Wijngaarde, RED Entertainment
  • Ms. Yolander Persaud, Massy Group Guyana
  • Mr. Jorge Medina, MACORP
  • Mr. Richard Sammy, Republic Bank
  • Ms. Marisca Jordan, RAMPS Logistics
  • Mr. Andrew Mendonza, Baker Hughes
  • Mr. Fitzroy McLeod, NAMILCO

Members of the Executive are as follows: Mr. Zulfikar Ally as Chairman; Mr. Clairmont Cummings as First Vice Chair; Mr. Justin Nedd as Second Vice Chair; Ms. Liz Wyatt as Third Vice Chair; Mr. Fitzroy McLeod as Treasurer; Mr. Devindra Kissoon as General Counsel; and Ms. Yolander Persaud as Company Secretary.

First Vice Chair, Mr. Clairmont Cummings Founder/ Managing Director of Corum Group expressed that “AmCham Guyana has a diverse and vibrant team comprising representatives across the corporate spectrum – ranging from global giants, medium sized firms, and local firms/ regional conglomerates”. He encouraged members of the business community to become involved in the chamber and echoed the Chairman of the organization’s sentiments that “the chamber will provide a platform for business, resource, and advocacy support; as well as a medium for community involvement and social corporate responsibility”.

AmCham Guyana is a private sector association of U.S. enterprises and individuals doing business in Guyana as well as firms and business executives in Guyana who operate in the United States. The purpose of AmCham is to promote America –Guyana bilateral trade opportunities and activities; to improve market access for America-Guyana goods and services; to provide an economic, social and policy platform for its members, to encourage networking and build valuable business connections; and to help promote corporate social responsibility and sustainable development in Guyana. AmCham Guyana’s official launch will be held in August.

Anyone interested in becoming a member can contact the Chamber at: info@amchamguyana.com

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