Friday 29 May, 2020

University of Miami grad appointed general manager of iCreate

Harris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management Studies and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami, specializing in Marketing and E-Commerce.

Harris holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management Studies and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami, specializing in Marketing and E-Commerce.

iCreate Limited has appointed Sophia Harris to the position of General Manager, effective March 1, 2020. She replaces Carl Carram.

Harris will be responsible for the strategic development, marketing and sales for iCreate Limited.

iCreate thanked Carram for his contribution to the company from start-up to training hundreds of creatives from varying fields throughout Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.

The new general manager holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management Studies and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami, specializing in Marketing and E-Commerce.

“She brings to the table several years of experience in Global Business and Brand Development, Marketing and Sales,” iCreate said in a statement via the Jamaica Stock Exchange.

Harris’ appointment follows that of Antoinette Hamilton as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective January 2, 2020.

During 2019, iCreate recorded revenue growth of $48.3 million, an increase of 51.6 per cent over 2018.

The company is headquartered at 72B Hope Road in Kingston.

A subsidiary of eMedia Interactive Group Limited, its principal activity is to develop and deliver degree and certificate courses to students in the creative field, namely advertising, film, animation, graphic design, mobile games, fashion design and more.

icreate, which listed on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange on February 25, 2019, raised $70 million via its IPO.

It also recently raised $24 million through a bond brokered by Sagicor Financial.

In the 12-month report for 2019, directors said the company’s infrastructure build-out is now complete and that the company will look to diversify product offerings and increasing market penetration.

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