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Harry A. J. Smith

Bsc. Gen. (Hons), MBA

Appointed: 5 March 2013

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Mr. Harry Smith is one of the foremost marketeers in Jamaica and a seven year veteran of Digicel Jamaica. Smith brings to the Board a wealth of commercial insight from his roles with companies like Desnoes and Geddes (now Red Stripe), Shell Jamaica, Colgate-Palmolive and P.A Benjamin.

As Head of Marketing, Smith led the team that was responsible for the Digicel launch in 2001 in Jamaica to achieve market leadership within the first 15 months of launch. By 2007, the Digicel brand had a greater top-of-mind awareness than either McDonalds or Coca Cola in the Jamaican marketplace. With a commitment to community development, Harry was also the Founding Chairman for the Digicel Foundation, the non-profit arm of Digicel in 2004.

Smith, a current Board Member at the Mona School of Business, UTech Foundation, Cari-Med Ltd, Kirk Distributors Ltd and NCB Capital Markets Limited, holds an MBA in Marketing and a Bachelor of Science from the University of the West Indies. He also holds a certificate in Business to Business Marketing Strategy from the North Western University ? Kellogg Graduate School of Management in Chicago.

Harry is married with two boys, enjoys reading and traveling.