Financial analyst, Sasenarine Singh has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (ag) of the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo) effective September 14.
This announcement was made by Agriculture Minister Zulfikar Mustapha on Tuesday.
Singh holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from Lancaster University, an Executive Post Graduate Diploma from London Business School, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy from the University of Guyana. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant (ACCA). Singh is a Project Finance Specialist with over 16 years’ experience at turnaround management internationally and possesses tremendous leadership experience at building capacity in teams.
According to the Minister, Singh will lead the conditional survey ahead of the reopening of the shuttered Enmore, Rosehall, and Albion Estates and is ably supported in this task by Vishnu Panday – Skeldon; Aaron Dukhia – Rose Hall, and Dr N K Gopaul, East Demerara Estate (Enmore).
Meanwhile, Government has also announced the appointment of the new Board of Directors for GuySuCo. The Board will be chaired by Pravainchandra Dave, who is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Demerara Bank. The vice chair of the Board is former APNU/AFC member, Anthony Vieira.
In the official gazette dated September 10, it is stated that the other members of the Board are Ramesh Persaud; Tarachand Balgobin; Ray Hanoman; Shamira Evans; Mohamed Rafeek and Desmond Sears. Ex-officio member is Paul Cheong. Cheong is the Chairman of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited (NICIL). Guyana Agricultural and General Workers’ Union (GAWU) representatives will also sit on the Board.