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New Board Appointments at AMBL

Port of Spain, Trinidad.
At the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on Wednesday May 23, 2007, five new members were nominated to the Board of ANSA Merchant Bank Limited – A. Norman Sabga, David B. Sabga, Gerry C. Brooks, Gina Ottely and W. Keith Welch.


A. Norman Sabga is Chairman of ANSA McAL and Group Chief Executive. He is Chairman of the Executive Committee, Compensation Committee,  and Caribbean Development Company Limited, and holds directorships on the Boards of McEnearney Alstons (Barbados) Limited, Carib Brewery (St. Kitts and Nevis) Limited, ANSA McAL (Guyana) Limited, ANSA McAL (US) Inc., Trinidad Lands Limited and Grenada Breweries Limited.


David B. Sabga is Deputy Chairman of ANSA McAL Limited. He is also the Chairman and Sector Head of the Automotive Group of Companies and  a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Sabga began his career with the ANSA McAL Group at Standard Equipment and Crown Industries Limited . He holds a BA (Economics) from Windsor University, Canada.


An Attorney-at-Law, Gerry C. Brooks is the Group Chief Operating Officer of the ANSA McAL Group. Educated in the Caribbean and North America, he is also the holder of an MBA, Columbia University, (Dean’s Honour Roll). Chairman of Carib Glassworks Ltd., Deputy Chairman of the Caribbean Court of Justice Trust Fund, he holds several additional directorships in the Group including McEnearney Alstons (Barbados) Ltd., Tatil and Tatil Life, and is a member of the ANSA McAL Group Parent Board and Executive Committee. Mr. Brooks is Chairman of the Family Planning Association  has also served on several Cabinet appointed committees.


Gina Ottley is a qualified Attorney-at-Law with almost twenty years post qualification experience. She also holds a masters degree from the University of the West Indies in Insurance Law and has worked as in house Corporate Counsel for thirteen years. Her practice and specialty areas include Banks and Banking; Contracts; Corporate and Commercial Law. She has been employed as the Group Corporate Attorney with the ANSA McAL Group of Companies since January 2004.


W. Keith Welch is Corporate Secretary and Registrar. He is also Director / Secretary of Alstons Limited, CDC (St. Kitts) Limited, McAL (St. Kitts) Limited and O’Meara Holdings Limited and is a Trustee of the Alstons Pension Fund Plan.


See Business Article from the Trinidad Guardian