On December 22nd 2016, GEL said a fond farewell to Mr. John Taylor, Divisional General Manager (DGM), Manufacturing after twenty-one and a half years with the Group. He was first employed in the Group as General Manager at McBride (Caribbean) Limited and had served as DGM since March 1st 2006.
During this tenure as DGM, Mr. Taylor had overall responsibility for the Manufacturing Division which included Hipac Limited, The West Indies Rum Distillery Limited, McBride (Caribbean) Limited, Goddards Shipping Barbados Ltd., Caribbean Label Crafts Limited, Label Crafts of Jamaica, Purity Bakeries, Wonder Bakery, Antiseptic and Tropical Laundries and Precision Packaging Inc. He was also a Director on the Board of Directors of National Rums of Jamaica Limited and International Brand Developers, N.V.
GEL wishes Mr. Taylor a long, healthy and happy retirement as he relocates to the United Kingdom with his family.