PanJam Board of Directors
PanJam Investment Limited is guided by nine leaders who have diverse experience in: accounting, agriculture, audit, banking, distribution, insurance, manufacturing, media, real estate and valuation. This combined skill set highlights the Board's ability to represent shareholders' interests in maintaining and growing a successful business.
STEPHEN B. FACEY - BA, M. Arch.
Mr. Stephen B. Facey is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PanJam Investment Limited (PanJam). He has over 35 years of experience in architecture, real estate development and management, and private equity investing. An Architect by training, Mr. Facey holds a BA in architecture from Rice University and a M. Arch. from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the Chairman of Jamaica Property Company Limited, the Jamaica Developers Association, Kingston Restoration Company Limited and the New Kingston Civic Association. Mr. Facey is the Chairman of the Boys’ Town Infant and Primary School, as well as the C. B. Facey Foundation, the charitable arm of PanJam. Mr. Facey is also the Chairman of the New Castle Group of Companies. He is a Director of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited, Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited, Chukka Caribbean Adventures Limited and the National Gallery of Jamaica, and a Trustee of the Institute of Jamaica.
PAUL R. HANWORTH - BA, MA, ACA, CPA
Mr. Paul R. Hanworth has been a Director and the Chief Operating Officer of PanJam since 2013, prior to which he was Chief Financial Officer for six years. He is also a Director of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited, for which he is Chairman of the Risk Committee and a member of the Audit Committee. Mr. Hanworth is a Director of British Caribbean Insurance Company Limited, Rainforest Seafoods Limited, and a number of PanJam’s subsidiaries and associated companies. He chairs the Listed Companies Committee of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica, and is a Director of the National Health Fund. Mr. Hanworth worked with KPMG and Diageo plc in various countries before moving to Jamaica in 1998. He holds a Masters degree in Classics from Cambridge University, and is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
RICHARD O. BYLES - BSc., MSc.
Mr. Richard O. Byles joined PanJam’s Board of Directors in 1991 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer until 2004. He is currently the Chairman of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited and several of its subsidiaries, including Sagicor Life Jamaica Limited, Sagicor Real Estate X Fund Limited, Sagicor Life of the Cayman Islands Limited and Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited. His experience and expertise includes life and health insurance, asset and investment management, banking, and pension administration. Mr. Byles is also the Chairman of Desnoes & Geddes Limited and a Director of Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited.
PAUL A. B. FACEY - BSc., MBA
Mr. Paul A. B. Facey joined PanJam’s Board of Directors in 2006 and is currently its Chief Investment Officer. He brings his substantial experience in PanJam’s trading, manufacturing and financial operations developed over the past eighteen years. Mr. Facey sits on the Boards of Sagicor Group Jamaica Limited, Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited and Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited. He serves on Sagicor Group Jamaica’s Audit Committee, Sagicor Investments’ Audit and Risk & Investment Committees, and Sagicor Bank’s Audit, Credit and Risk & Investment Committees. He is also a Trustee of the C. B. Facey Foundation.
DONOVAN H. PERKINS - BA, MBA
Mr. Donovan H. Perkins is the former President and Chief Executive Officer of Sagicor Bank Jamaica Limited. A graduate of the University of Virginia, he worked at Bank of America in its Commercial Banking Division before to returning to Jamaica in 1993. Under his leadership, Sagicor Bank and Sagicor Investments Jamaica Limited (formerly Pan Caribbean Financial Services Limited) expanded through a series of mergers and acquisitions into profitable and growing commercial and investment banking operations. He currently sits on the Boards of Jamaica Producers Group Limited and Sagicor Investments. Mr. Perkins has served as a Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund, the National Insurance Fund and was Chairman of the Linkages Council - an advisory group within the Ministry of Tourism. He was also Deputy Chairman of the National Water Commission. Within the private sector, he was Chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange and Vice President of the Jamaica Bankers Association and the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.
T. MATTHEW W. PRAGNELL - BA
Mr. T. Matthew W. Pragnell joined PanJam’s Board of Directors in 2009. He is the Chief Executive Officer of the CGM Gallagher Group, the largest insurance broker and risk management group in the English-speaking Caribbean with operations in Jamaica, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Antigua, St. Kitts and Nevis, Antigua, Dominica and Grenada. Mr. Pragnell originally trained in insurance as a Lloyd’s Broker specialising in reinsurance, in the City of London. He also has experience in mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Pragnell is one of the founding Directors of Panacea Insurance Company, PanJam’s captive insurance vehicle domiciled in St. Lucia. He is a Past President of the Jamaica Insurance Brokers Association and was active in the updating of the insurance legislation in 2001. He serves as Chairman of PanJam’s Human Resources & Compensation Committee and sits on other Board Committees for PanJam. Mr. Pragnell also has Non-Executive Director experience in banking.
KATHLEEN A. J. MOSS - BSc., MBA, CBV
Mrs. Kathleen A. J. Moss is a Management Consultant and Chartered Business Valuator with Sierra Associates, an Independent advisory and business valuation firm that she established in 1993. She was appointed to PanJam’s Board of Directors in 2010, and chairs the Audit and Corporate Governance Committees. Mrs. Moss also serves on the Boards of Jamaica Producers Group Limited, Assurance Brokers Jamaica Limited, JN General Insurance Company Limited, Jamaica National Group Limited, JN Bank Limited and Kingston Wharves Limited. She is the Chairman of JN General Insurance, and chairs the Audit Committee of Jamaica Producers and the Compensation & Leadership Development Committee of Kingston Wharves. She is a Trustee of the Violence Prevention Alliance and the Chairman of the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of Kingston. Mrs. Moss is a member of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators and a graduate of both the University of the West Indies and McGill University.
IAN S. C. PARSARD - BSc., MBA, ACCA
Mr. Ian S. C. Parsard is the Vice President of Finance for Jamaica Broilers Group Limited, one of the Caribbean’s most successful vertically integrated agro-processing entities. With over 20 years of expertise in finance and information technology, Mr. Parsard continues to exercise his business acumen as a member of Jamaica Broilers’ Executive Team in the development and execution of the company’s strategic plan, and was instrumental in its successful foray into the ethanol industries in 2007. He was appointed to the PanJam Board in 2011 and also serves as a Director on the Boards of Jamaica Broilers Group Limited and the Mustard Seed Agricultural Program. He is a Past President of the JBG Cooperative Credit Union, a past Jamaica Scholar (1985) and a Chartered Accountant. Mr. Parsard holds an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, graduating with highest honours as the Palmer Scholar.
CHRISTOPHER N. BARNES - BSc., MBA
Mr. Christopher N. Barnes joined PanJam’s Board of Directors in 2012. He is currently the Chief Operating Officer of Radio Jamaica Limited and Managing Director of The Gleaner Company (Media) Limited, having overseen the 2015 merger of media operations of Jamaica’s two largest media houses - Radio Jamaica Limited and The Gleaner Company Limited. A trained mechanical engineer with a graduate degree in finance and international business from Boston University and McGill University, respectively, Christopher serves on the boards of JN Life Insurance Company Limited, 1834 Investments Limited, various subsidiaries of Radio Jamaica Limited as well as other media company boards throughout the region.
Senior Management Team
Stephen B. Facey, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer | Paul Hanworth, Deputy Chief Executive Officer | Paul A. B. Facey, EVP & Chief Investment Officer | Stephen Phillibert, SVP - Finance & Chief Financial Officer | Joanna Banks, SVP - New Business Development & Strategy | Karen Vaz, Group VP - Human Resources & Information Technology | Camelia Nelson, Group Financial Controller | Claudette Ashman-Ivey, Group Treasury Manager
Subsidiary - Jamaica Property Company Limited
Sam C. Cooper - General Manager | Sonia T. Sykes - Marketing Manager