Don Wehby is Chairman of Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) and Group Chief Executive Officer of GraceKennedy Limited. Under his leadership, GraceKennedy acquired 100% ownership of First Global Bank Ltd., now a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company.
In September 2007, Mr. Wehby resigned from his positions at GraceKennedy Ltd. and its Board of Directors to serve for two years as Government Senator and Minister without Portfolio in the Ministry of Finance and the Public Service. Following this public service stint, he was reappointed to the Board of Directors of GraceKennedy Ltd.
Mr. Wehby is currently New Zealand’s Honorary Consul to Jamaica, following his appointment in September 2015. Additionally, in March 2016, he was appointed by Jamaica’s Prime Minister, The Most Honourable Andrew Holness, as an Independent Senator, which will once again allow him to offer his services by giving an independent, non-aligned voice in critical national matters, including among other things, helping to shape new legislation and amend existing legislation in need of reform.
A Fellow Chartered Accountant, Mr. Wehby holds both a Bachelor of Science (Hons.) and a Master of Science degree in Accounting from The University of the West Indies and has completed an Advanced Management College certificate course at Stanford University.