Sunday 19 May, 2019

Vernon Douglas appointed Chief Financial Officer at JPS

Vernon Douglas is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA) by profession, with over 15 years’ experience in financial leadership, business development, process and systems improvement, in countries across the Caribbean, Central America and Europe.

Vernon Douglas is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA) by profession, with over 15 years’ experience in financial leadership, business development, process and systems improvement, in countries across the Caribbean, Central America and Europe.

JPS President & CEO, Emanuel DaRosa, has announced the appointment of Vernon Douglas to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO), effective April 30.

Douglas is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA) by profession, with over 15 years’ experience in financial leadership, business development, process and systems improvement, in countries across the Caribbean, Central America and Europe. He was most recently with the Digicel Group as CFO of Mergers and Acquisitions (Caribbean and Central America).

The new JPS CFO has a consistent record of delivering results in business performance, helping companies to deliver corporate and operational growth via organic and inorganic methods. He is skilled in tackling a diverse array of business opportunities, including telecoms, retail and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCGs).

“A purpose driven leader, Vernon brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new portfolio.  He has an impressive list of accomplishments throughout his career, which has focused on elevating organizations to higher levels of financial and operational performance,” said DaRosa.  “We look forward to benefiting from Vernon’s ability to enhance organizational growth and instill best practices.”

Douglas will have overall responsibility for JPS’ Finance portfolio, which includes: Corporate Finance, Corporate Accounting, Logistics & Inventory Management, Regulatory & Strategy Administration, and Government and Regulatory Affairs.

He is married to Nejma, and spends most of his time outside of work with his family, while enjoying gardening and DIY activities.

 

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