WOMAN IN CHARGE: With her appointment taking effect Monday, October 1, Makeba Bennett-Easy is the new CEO of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ), succeeding Jennifer McDonald, who has resigned. Bennett-Easy, whose corporate world trajectory includes stints at First Global Bank, Flow and Executive Dynamix, says stepping up to the coveted CEO post is the opportunity of a lifetime. “This is an exciting time for the PSOJ, as it transforms to facilitate continued delivery on its commitment to promote a productive private sector and influence national policy issues,” she says. “I am grateful to have been selected and provided with the opportunity to lead the organization through this exciting phase.”
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“He was the root and the tree of the [Private Sector Organization of Jamaica] for many years. The advice and service he gave were invaluable to us.” – PSOJ President Howard Mitchell paying tribute to the late William ‘Billy’ McConnell