Mr. James Rawle is Managing Director of LASCO Manufacturing Limited and sits on LASCO Financial Services Limited as a Non-Executive Director and Board of LASCO Distributors Limited. He did undergraduate studies in Natural Sciences at the University of the West Indies from which he also holds the Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry. He brings to the Board a wealth of knowledge and experience, having served in various senior managerial positions, at one of the leading multinational food companies in the world for over 41 years. His extensive training in Organic Chemistry has been the base for his far-reaching work in manufacturing, new product research and development, as well as production and plant management. He also has extensive functional experience in brand management, sales, marketing, finance and strategy formulation and execution.
Mr. Rawle currently serves as Chairman of the Board of the Bureau of Standards and has been past Chairman of several Public entities, including The Scientific Research Council, The Natural Resources Conservation Authority, The Environmental Foundation of Jamaica, Nutrition Products Limited and The Cocoa Industry Board.