Hon. Lascelles Chin, O.J., C.D.
Recipient of the Order of Jamaica for his philanthropy and contribution to the development of commerce and business, Lascelles Chin is the Chairman and Founder of the LASCO Affiliated Companies.
This Jamaican born entrepreneur who ventured into the field of business and commerce in 1956, found opportunities in a variety of sectors: the import of spices and teas, sales of adhesives through his partnership with Henkel, furniture manufacturing, data processing, car rentals, horticulture, insurance brokerage, hair products, soya oil refining and chicken processing. As a result of his wealth of knowledge, business experience and being always mindful of his humble beginnings, the Chairman has constantly sought to develop and distribute affordable products.
Mr. Peter Chin
Mr. Peter Chin was appointed Managing Director of LASCO Distributors Limited since November, 2011. Mr. Chin has over 20 years’ experience in the distribution industry and has held several senior management positions at LASCO Distributors Limited. Some of the positions held include Logistics Manager with responsibility for distribution and procurement, Marketing Manager and General Manager for the Consumer Division.
Mr. J.A. Lester Spaulding, C.D., J.P.
Non-Executive Director and Mentor to the Board
Mr. Spaulding is a Non-Executive Director of the Company and its mentor for the purposes of the Rules of the Jamaica Stock Exchange Junior Market. As mentor, he is responsible for advising the Board on the implementation of adequate procedures, systems and controls, corporate governance, financial reporting and the release of timely information to the market.
Dr. Eileen Chin, MBA
Dr. Eileen A. Chin is a Non-Executive Director of the company. Born in Havana City, Cuba, Dr. Chin holds a post graduate degree in Medicine from the Havana University School of Medicine. She specialized and taught histology from 1993 to 1998 at the Giron School of Medicine, and migrated to Jamaica in 1998.
Mrs. Jacinth Hall-Tracey, MBA
Mrs. Hall-Tracey is a Non-Executive Director of the Company. She holds an MBA from Edinburgh Business School, a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Hons.) from The University of the West Indies, Corporate Treasury and Cash Management Certificate from the Association of Financial Professionals which grants the CTP (Corporate Treasury Professional) designation and several other professional courses in Marketing, Securities and Anti-Money Laundering procedures.
The Most Hon. Professor. Sir Kenneth Hall, O.N. G.C.M.G, O.J.
The Most Honourable Professor Kenneth Hall holds a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree in history from Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada. He served as Governor General of Jamaica from 2006 – 2009. Prior to serving as Governor-General, he was Pro Vice Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus. In 2009, he was appointed an Honorary Distinguished Fellow of the Mona School of Business.
Mr. Gary Peart, MBA
Gary Peart joined Mayberry Investments Limited in May 2005 as Chief Executive Officer after developing his management techniques throughout the financial industry over the course of 20 years.
Mr. Vincent A. Chen
Non-Executive Director and Company Secretary
Mr. Vincent Anthony Chen holds the position of Company Secretary for the LASCO Affiliated Companies – LASCO Distributors, LASCO Manufacturing and LASCO Financial Services Limited. He also serves as a General Counsel for all three Companies, once serving under the same title, as well as Chief Legal Officer. Mr. Chen’s duties include ensuring the Company abides by standard legal and financial practices along with maintaining corporate governance.
Mr. Robert Parkins, MBA
Mr. Robert Parkins is the Managing Director of LASCO Manufacturing Limited and sits on the Board of LASCO Distributors Limited as a Non-Executive Director as of February 1, 2016. He joined the Company in the capacity of General Manager in March 2015 and in September 2015 he was elected to be a Director and was appointed the Managing Director of LASCO Manufacturing Limited. He has a strong background in engineering and construction as well as extensive experience in the manufacturing industry.