Jamaica, March 5th, 2015.- “Newly appointed president to the American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica (AmCham), Ron McKay, has called upon the Government and business leaders to place serious focus on vocational education speaking at AmCham’s ‘Beyond Our Borders’ reception held at The Knole in Stony Hill, St. Andrew last Thursday night where United States (US) Ambassador Luis Moreno was a guest speaker.[/ezcol_1half_end]
McKay, CEO of the Montego Bay based ADS Global said: ‘I have heard it and experienced it. Jamaica’s education system needs a radical shake-up. It needs to be in better tune with 21st-century realities, otherwise this beautiful country runs the risk of falling further behind.’ ” (i)
GB Energy – Jamaica is delighted to find itself aligned with AMCHAM Jamaica President having seized the opportunity to participate in Junior Achievement’s BizTown earlier this year where grade-five students are able to experience real world business scenarios.
Furthermore, we’re proud to announce that AMCHAM has recently added two new vice presidents and four new directors one of which is Mr. Mauricio Pulido, GB Energy – Texaco Jamaica General Manager.
“GB Energy is wholly committed to positioning Jamaica amongst the region’s strongest players as well as securing long-term alliances that will advance the country further into the 21st century,” Mr. Pulido asserts.
About AMCHAM Jamaica:
The American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAMs) outside the territorial United States are non-profit, independent associations formed by US business people and nationals who do business with the United States and throughout the world. The Jamaican chapter was established in Kingston in May 1986 under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America (COCUSA) and the Association of American Chambers of Commerce of Latin America and the Caribbean (AACCLA).
i. “Ellington, Barbara. “Ron McKay Endorses Vocational Education.” The Gleaner. Gleaner Company LTD, 6 Mar. 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
ii. “AMCHAM Set to Play Greater Role in Jamaica – News.” Jamaica Observer. N.p., 22 Feb. 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
iii. “Moreno Wants AMCHAM to Help Attract Investment.” The Gleaner. Gleaner Company LTD, 6 Mar. 2015. Web. 9 Mar. 2015.
iv. AMCHAM JAMAICA | American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica.”AMCHAM JAMAICA. American Chamber of Commerce of Jamaica, n.d. Web. 09 Mar. 2015.