As first reported by Nationwide News on Friday; Vice President of Cable and Wireless, Donovan White, will be the new Director of Tourism effective February 15.
In a statement today the Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett says Mr. White will bring years of marketing and business development experience to the position.
He says Mr. White’s experience will assist the Tourist Board to continue the help the growth of the country’s tourism.
Chairman of the JTB, John Lynch, says Mr. White brings the ‘right experience’ to the position.
Mr. White also served as Vice President for Marketing, Sales & Media Services at, Columbus Communications Jamaica Limited, FLOW.
According to the Tourism Ministry, Mr White was responsible for delivering substantial year on year growth at both Cable and Wireless and at Flow.
Mr. White was General Manager of Caledonia Outdoor Advertising Limited and a Marketing Director at Digicel.
He also served as Vice President for Sales and Marketing at CVM Communications Group Limited.
Mr. Donnie Dawson currently serving as Interim Director will continue in that role until Mr. White assumes office.