Distant Elected To Serve Second Term As Chamber of Commerce President


President of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, JCC, Lloyd Distant Jr. has been elected to serve a second term.

His reappointment follows an election at the Chamber’s annual general meeting Tuesday.

The event was held at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston.

The returning president detailed a number of areas he hopes to tackle and build on for 2020.

He contends the country is rich with economic opportunities.

But he says the Chamber will continue to press for growth while being mindful of the hints of a recession on the world scene.

Neika Lewis is an award-winning journalist with over 7 years of experience across radio, tv and the print media. A CARIMAC alum, Neika copped the Prime Minister’s Youth award for journalism in 2017. Her reporting on a Jamaican pilot incarcerated in Qatar in 2015 led to his release. Neika hunts for human interest stories.

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