Massy Group Annual Report 2018

84 MASSY HOLDINGS LTD. ANNUAL REPORT 2018 The Board of Directors ROBERT BERMUDEZ Robert Bermudez is an independent, Non-executive Director who was elected to the Board of Massy Holdings Ltd. (formerly Neal & Massy Holdings Limited) in 1997 and was appointed Chairman in July 2014. He also serves on the Company’s Governance, Nomination and Remuneration Committee. For approximately eighteen years he served as a Non-Executive Director at RBC Financial (Caribbean) Limited, which has a presence in nineteen countries and territories across the Caribbean. He served as a Director on the Board of The Barbados Mutual Life Assurance Society (now Sagicor Life Inc.) for eight years and prior to joining the Massy Board he served as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of McEnearney-Alstons Limited which merged with the ANSA Group to form what is the present ANSA McAL Limited), The Trinidad Publishing Company Ltd. (now known as Guardian Media Ltd.) and the Caribbean Development Company Limited (now Carib Brewery Ltd.) – all three of which, were publicly traded companies during his respective tenures. He was also President of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers’ Association and also served as Chairman of the Board of the Tourism Development Company Limited. Mr. Bermudez was also appointed as Chancellor of The University of the West Indies in 2017. Mr. Bermudez’ breadth and depth of experience as a Director and Chairman is extensive, as is his experience as an entrepreneur. He is the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bermudez Group of Companies and has led the growth of the Bermudez Group from a local family-owned business to a regional business throughout the Caribbean and in Latin America. He has a strong reputation for pragmatic and shrewd business judgment and has enjoyed a distinguished career in business in Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean. E. GERVASE WARNER E. Gervase Warner is an Executive Director of the Company and is the President and Group CEO of the Massy Group. Prior to his appointment in 2009, he also served as the Executive Chairman of the Group’s Energy & Industrial Gases Business Unit. Before joining Massy, Mr. Warner was a Partner at the international management consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, where he spent eleven years serving clients in the US, Latin America and Caribbean across a wide range of industries. He currently serves on the Trinidad and Tobago Board of Citigroup Merchant Bank Limited, the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business and United Way Trinidad and Tobago. Mr. Warner holds an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration; and also holds BSE degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. A past pupil of St. Mary’s College, Mr. Warner received an Additional Scholarship from the Government of Trinidad and Tobago in 1983. ROBERT BERMUDEZ Chairman Independent Non-Executive Director Appointed May 1997 Trinidad and Tobago Citizen Age 65 E. GERVASE WARNER President and Group CEO Executive Director Appointed September 2004 Trinidad and Tobago Citizen Age 53 GOVERNANCE REPORTS As at September 30