Monday 24 February, 2020

New NEDCO board appointed

Jennifer Baptiste Primus with the newly appointed NEDCO Board, Natalie Willis - Permanent Secretary (Ag.), Clarry Benn (Chairman), Dr. Mahindra Ramesh Ramdeen (Deputy Chairman), Cassandra Tommy-Dabreo, Ria Ramdeen, Nigel Bhagwatsaran, Joann Felix, Willa Guy-Straker, Marjorie Moore-Carrington

Jennifer Baptiste Primus with the newly appointed NEDCO Board, Natalie Willis - Permanent Secretary (Ag.), Clarry Benn (Chairman), Dr. Mahindra Ramesh Ramdeen (Deputy Chairman), Cassandra Tommy-Dabreo, Ria Ramdeen, Nigel Bhagwatsaran, Joann Felix, Willa Guy-Straker, Marjorie Moore-Carrington

Minister of Labour and Small Enterprise Development, Jennifer Baptise-Primus, presented instruments of appointments to the Board Members of the National Entrepreneurship Development Company (NEDCO) on Wednesday. 

Clarry Benn, former Executive Director of the Unit Trust Corporation returns as the Chairman.   

Minister Baptiste-Primus expressed high expectations for the Board to continue the current trajectory toward a more efficient and productive NEDCO and to continue to bolster the entrepreneurial spirit within citizens of Trinidad and Tobago.    

According to the Ministry, the recent launch of the Business Accelerator Programme paved the way for new and renewed partnerships.  

Baptiste-Primus placed the continuation of these partnerships as priority items for the newly appointed members to the NEDCO Board.   

She also emphasised her personal commitment and that of the Ministry to work with the Board in order to ensure the fulfilment of its mandate. 

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