Tributes are coming in for the late Jamaican businessman, Attorney and former President of the West Indies Cricket Board, Patrick Rousseau.

Government Senator, Grace Kennedy Group CEO and former West Indies Cricket Board Executive, Don Wehby, is hailing Mr. Rousseau.

Mr. Wehby says Mr. Rousseau’s qualities were tremendous.

Former Prime Minister of Jamaica, PJ Patterson, is also lauding Mr. Rousseau.

Patrick Rousseau died in hospital last night.

He had been battling illness for sometime.

He was 85.

Rousseau was one of the most prominent figures in corporate enterprise in Jamaica.

He’s a long-standing member of the law firm, Myers, Fletcher and Gordon.

He held positions of Chairman or Director at some of Jamaica’s biggest listed companies including – Life of Jamaica, Desnoes and Geddes and Carib Cement.

Rousseau negotiated the bauxite levy in the 1970’s.

He took control of the WICB in 1996.