Byles, who served as President and CEO of the financial services conglomerate for 13 years, hung up his leadership hat in that capacity officially on April 30, and will take up the position of Chairman on June 1, which is currently held by R. Danny Williams.
Zacca in his address lauded both Byles and Williams for the tremendous support they have offered during his transition process. He noted, “You have built something remarkable, and I am committed to continuing the tradition of excellent service to our clients. I want to be secure in the knowledge that the values of the service and integrity that started with the company from its inception, will remain throughout.”
As he looks forward to assuming his role as Chairman, Byles in his remarks said he hopes to emulate Danny Williams, as he has done an exemplary job during his tenure, furthering his contribution to the overall growth and strength of Sagicor, even long after his time as Head of the business. He also noted that he will be working “hand-in-glove” with Zacca.
In his welcome remarks, Chairman, Danny Williams thanked Byles for his outstanding contribution to the Group, and gave his full support to Zacca as he takes on this new challenge.
About Sagicor Group Jamaica
Sagicor Group Jamaica is a financial services conglomerate. The Group offers products and services in the areas of Banking, Insurance, Investments, Real Estate, Asset Management and Retirement Planning. Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited is the leading Life and Health insurance provider in Jamaica. The Company commenced operations in 1970 as Life of Jamaica Limited, the first locally owned life insurance company and the first life insurance company to be listed on the JSE. The Sagicor Group owns one of the largest banks in Jamaica and is one of the top Investments Companies. Sagicor Group Jamaica is a member of the wider Sagicor Financial Corporation. Sagicor Financial Corporation operates in over 20 countries and its operations date back to 1840.