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Executive Management

Executive Management

Meet our Executive Management Team

A Norman Sabga

A. Norman Sabga, LLD (Hon.) UWI
Executive Chairman, ANSA McAL Group of Companies

He is the Executive Chairman of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies and holds directorships on the Boards of ANSA McAL (Barbados) Limited, Carib Brewery (St. Kitts and Nevis) Limited, ANSA McAL (Guyana) Limited, ANSA McAL (US) Inc.,Trinidad Lands Limited and Grenada Breweries Limited. On Friday 23rd October, 2015 the Group Chairman and Chief Executive of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies – Mr. A. Norman Sabga was the recipient of a Doctor of Laws Degree, Honoris Causa, from the University of the West Indies.

 

Andrew Sabga

Andrew N. Sabga
Chief Executive Officer, ANSA McAL Group of Companies
Chairman, ANSA McAL  Barbados

Andrew Sabga is the Chief Executive Officer of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies and the Chairman of the Executive Committee for the Parent Board and ANSA McAL Barbados. He was the Deputy Chairman of the ANSA McAL Group from December 2015 to August 2017 and Beverage Sector Head from May 2007 to November 2015. He has over 25 years of industry experience in the Manufacturing Sector of the Group, having previously held senior managerial positions and directorships at CARIB Brewery Limited, CARIB Glassworks Limited, Caribbean Development Co. Limited and Trinidad Match Limited. Mr. Sabga was the former Chairman of Alstons Marketing Co. Limited, Caribbean Development Co. Limited, CARIB Brewery Limited, Grenada Breweries Limited, CARIB Brewery (St. Kitts & Nevis) Limited, DCI Miami, ANSA McAL (US) Inc and Chairman of CARIB Glassworks Limited. He is a Director of ANSA McAL Limited and was the President of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce from 2011 to 2013. He holds an MBA, Marketing from the University of Miami and a B.Sc. in Business Administration (Marketing/Finance) from Boston University.

 

David Sabga

David B. Sabga
Deputy Chairman, ANSA McAL Group of Companies

David B. Sabga is Deputy Chairman of ANSA McAL Limited. He is also a member of the Executive Committee. He holds a BA (Economics) from Windsor University, Canada. Mr. Sabga previously held Chairmanships at Standard Equipment and Crown Industries Limited

 

 

 

 

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Andy Mahadeo
Sector Head – Manufacturing

Mr. Mahadeo is a Mechanical Engineer by profession and a member of both the Association of Professional Engineers and the Board of Engineering of Trinidad and Tobago. He started his professional career in the Energy sector working for both local and international oil service companies before joining the ANSA McAL Group in 1994. During his time with ANSA McAL, Mr. Mahadeo successfully progressed through the ranks of Maintenance Engineer to Operations Manager and then on to Managing Director of ANSA McAL Chemicals Ltd. Throughout his career, he has been able to consistently demonstrate the creativity, energy, passion and focus on people basics that are the hallmarks of the Group’s core values.

 

Teresa White

Teresa White
Group Human Resource Director, ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Teresa White has extensive experience of strategic human resource management, organisational transformation and change management. She joined the Group’s Parent Board of Directors on June 15th, 2007 as a non-Executive Director and in January 2011 she assumed the executive role of Group HR Director.

In the 10 years prior to this, she successfully led her own independent regional consulting practice and her client base spanned the energy, financial, professional services and telecommunication sectors.

Teresa has a BA (Hons) in Politics from Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London and an MSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London.

 

Aneal Maharaj

Aneal Maharaj
Group Finance Director, ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Mr. Aneal Maharaj was appointed as the Group Finance Director in February 2008. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (FCCA) and has over 20 years experience in the energy sector and business advisory. Prior to joining the Group, Mr. Maharaj was the Vice President, Finance at BHP Billiton and has held a variety of senior finance and planning positions with BP, AMOCO and Deloitte & Touche, in Trinidad, the UK and USA. Mr Maharaj, a former island scholarship winner, has served as a member of Council of ICATT, as Chairman of ICATT’s Taxation Committee and a former member of the Energy Committee of the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IAC). In 2012 he held the position of Sector Head – Retail for one year.

 

Frances Bain-Cumberbatch

Frances Bain-Cumberbatch
Group Corporate Secretary/Head of Legal – ANSA McAL Group of Companies

An Attorney-at-Law, Frances Bain-Cumberbatch is the Group Corporate Secretary and Head of the Legal Department of the ANSA McAL Group. Prior to joining the Group, Mrs. Bain-Cumberbatch worked at J.D. Sellier & Co. as an Advocate Attorney-at-Law. She gained invaluable practical knowledge and experience in several areas of law including Intellectual Property, Corporate/ Commercial and Industrial Relations. She holds a BA Double Major in French and Spanish from UWI, St. Augustine, a LLB from University of London and a Legal Education Certificate from the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School.

 

Ray Sumairsingh

Ray A. Sumairsingh
Executive Director – ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Ray Sumairsingh – MBA (Finance), Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB), holds directorships on several ANSA McAL boards including ANSA McAL Limited (Parent Board), TATIL, TATIL Life Assurance Ltd and Consolidated Finance Ltd (Barbardos). He is also the Chairman of Brydens Insurance Inc and is Deputy Chairman of ANSA Merchant Bank Limited. Mr. Sumairsingh is a former Director of the Unit Trust Corporation. He presided as President of the Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) and currently holds directorship with the Association as well as the Trinidad & Tobago Stock Exchange. A former President of the Association of Trinidad and Tobago Insurance Companies (ATTIC), Mr. Sumairsingh continues to be a very active Director on ATTIC’s Board.

 

Nicholas Mouttet

Nicholas V. Mouttet
President and Chief Executive Officer, ANSA McAL (Barbados) Limited & Retail Sector Head

Mr. Mouttet is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd. Group of Companies. Previously, he held the positions of Group Marketing Manager at the Bermudez Group Limited, and General Manager of Bermudez Biscuit Company before joining the ANSA McAL Group in 2003. He is the former Managing Director of Abel Building Solutions (ABS) Group of Companies, the third largest subsidiary in the Group, comprising 5 divisions in the manufacturing and construction sectors and employing approximately 700 people. His leadership at ABS allowed for the successful commissioning and pay back of two of the largest block plants in the region and the world and the award of the largest supply contract in the Trinidad and Tobago’s history valued at BDS $67,000 (TT $200 Million). Mr. Mouttet holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration with a minor in International Business from Florida International University.

 

AN Sabga III

Anthony Sabga III
Sector Head – Beverage

Anthony N. Sabga III is the Sector Head of Beverage and the Group Business Development Executive with the ANSA McAL Group of Companies. Having completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics at City University, United Kingdom, in 2001, Anthony began his career with the Group at Trinidad Publishing Company (now Guardian Media Ltd) as the Promotions and Circulations Manager. In 2002, Anthony returned to the United Kingdom to pursue his Masters in International Business Administration at Regents Business School, which he completed in 2003. Upon his return to Trinidad, Anthony took up the role of Head Office Executive and was responsible for Strategic Development of the Group’s IT Infrastructure, as well as the introduction of the Balanced Score Card and Strategic Management Frameworks. He went on to hold positions of General Manager at Classic Motors and President of Carib Beer USA. After several different roles throughout the Group, Anthony returned again to ANSA McAL’s Head Office in Trinidad and Tobago in 2010. Anthony N. Sabga III has held several directorships both within and external to the ANSA McAL Group.

 

Larry Howai
Senior Advisor in the Financial Services Sector, ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Larry Howai is a former Minister of Finance and the Economy (July 2012 – September 2015) who has had a long and distinguished career in the financial services sector. Prior to joining the Cabinet of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Larry was Chief Executive Officer of the First Citizens Group, one of  the largest financial institutions in the English speaking Caribbean. He is credited with having turned around the institution, which was a merger of thre failed financial institutions, and converting it into one of  the best rated financial institutions in the English speaking Caribbean. He served as Chairman of the National Gas Company of Trinidad and Tobago and Chairman of the National Energy Corporation and has held a number of other Board appointments in the financial services and energy sectors both locally and regionally. He completed his BSc in Economics at the University of the West Indies in 1978, later qualified as a Certified Management Accountant and is an honorary Fellow of the Institute of Banking and Finance of Trinidad and Tobago.

 

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Fazal Arman
Sector Head – Distribution, ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Bio coming soon.

 

 

Jerome Borde

Jerome Borde
Sector Head – Automotive, ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Jerome Borde is currently Sector Head – Automotive. After University, he joined McEnearney Business Machines (MBM) as a Marketing Representative in 1986 and then went to ABEL as their Export Manager in 1988. He then joined ANSA Automotive as the Divisional Manager in 1989 and was appointed General Manager of Class Motors in 1994. After 9 years, Mr Borde was appointed Managing Director of ANSA Automotive in 2003. He has served on many Boards including MBM, MQI and ANSA Chemicals. Currently Mr Borde sits on the Board of the National Energy Skills Centre (NESC). He is currently President of the Automotive Dealers Association of Trinidad & Tobago (ADATT). Mr. Borde has a BSc from the University of Florida and an MBA from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

 

 

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Ian C. Galt
Sector Head – Services

Ian Galt is a veteran of ICT and Telecommunications with over 36 years of knowledge and experience. He joined ANSA McAL as Group Chief Information Officer in September 2013 and now heads the Services Sector. Prior to joining ANSA McAL, Ian spent the previous 23 years working for two large multinational companies, running businesses in the Caribbean and Central America. During that period he held several Executive roles within the ICT Industry including Country General Manager, Regional Executive Vice President and Regional Managing Director. He was intimately involved in the build out of Trinidad and Tobago’s first Tier 3 Data Center Facility and had Executive oversight of the launch of a number of the initial Managed and Cloud Services available in the Caribbean. Ian has worked extensively in the UK and Europe for over ten years in addition to having widespread experience in multiple Caribbean locations. He is an Honors Graduate of International Technical Institute, Tampa.