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The long-established GraceKennedy and relative newcomer Digicel have been voted the two corporate entities that have done the most to create a good image of Jamaica around the world.

First Global Bank (FGB) today launched First Global Money Link, the latest in a series of banking initiatives aimed at providing convenient and inclusive banking solutions to the public. First Global Money Link is a mini branch experience, which will be channelled through various retail outlets across the island, starting with locations in our sister company GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS).

Reports Revenue of $46.4 Billion and Net Profit of $2.2 Billion

The GraceKennedy Group has released its Second Quarter 2017 results, reporting J$46.4 billion in revenues, an increase of $2.3 billion or 5.1%   over the corresponding period of 2016.  This was driven by growth in both its Food Trading and Financial segments.

[KINGSTON, JAMAICA JULY 21, 2017] GK Capital Management Limited (GK Capital) – the investment advisory and brokerage subsidiary of the GraceKennedy Group – has announced it will partner with The University of the West Indies as the lead financier and advisor for the construction of a co-generation power plant at the Mona Campus.

Top male and female household workers to be awarded
GraceKennedy is inviting nominations for the fourth annual GraceKennedy Heather Little-White Household Worker Awards 2017. 

… Thousands come out for GraceKennedy Education Run

Construction halted temporarily at the site of the new GraceKennedy headquarters, along with traffic, as thousands of Jamaicans participated in the GraceKennedy Education Run in downtown Kingston on July 9.

[KINGSTON, JAMAICA JULY 11, 2017] This will be a summer to remember for four overseas-based students participating in the GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme. The students received a warm welcome at the head offices of GraceKennedy Limited on July 10, ahead of their month-long cultural and professional internship programme.

GraceKennedy Limited today announced that it has agreed to acquire 100 percent ownership of Consumer Brands Limited, a large player in the Jamaican distribution market. The acquisition is expected to be finalized before the end of Q3 2017.

[Kingston, Jamaica; - July 7, 2017] On the heels of the recent launch of RemitCare, the micro-insurance product from GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS) and GraceKennedy Insurance (GKI) which provides insurance protection against loss of income from remittance services; Don Wehby, Group Chief Executive Officer of GraceKennedy Ltd reaffirmed the company’s focus on compliance.

Kingston, Jamaica: GK Insurance launched their newest product called RemitCare yesterday - Wednesday, July 5.

GK Foods & Services Limited, a subsidiary of GraceKennedy Limited will be opening its sixth manufacturing plant in Jamaica next year.  The new facility will produce a range of conveniently portioned and packaged locally grown fruits and vegetables primarily for export markets.

[KINGSTON, JAMAICA JUNE 21, 2017] Jamaican oarsmanship will be on show in an exhibition boat race on the Kingston Harbour, as part of the GK Education Run on Sunday, July 9.

[KINGSTON, JAMAICA – JUNE 15, 2017] “Education, not hand-outs, is a more sustainable developmental tool with assured longevity,” asserted James Moss-Solomon, Chairman of the Grace & Staff Community Development Foundation as he addressed a combined meeting of Club Chapters, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of New Kingston at the Police Officers Club on June 14, 2017.

[KINGSTON, JAMAICA, June 8, 2017] – GraceKennedy Limited will host four university students from the Diaspora for a month-long professional and cultural internship that is designed to immerse them in the Jamaican culture.  

 

Tianna Thomas of Brock University in Canada, Menelik Graham from Princeton University in the USA, Matthew Robinson of Georgetown University, USA and Cleveland Douglas of the UK-based Imperial College, will be hosted by GraceKennedy in Jamaica from July 5 to August 7, 2017

The 2017 GraceKennedy Limited Annual General Meeting was held on May 31, at its corporate headquarters, 73 Harbour Street, Kingston Jamaica.

Senator Don Wehby is calling for long-overdue amendments to the Companies Act to be passed urgently. 

Congratulations to Ms Cathrine Kennedy, Chief Group Risk Officer and First Vice President of the JCC for winning the 2016 Individual Chamber Member Award.

GraceKennedy Education 5K Run/Walk targets $10M
Shareholders are reminded of the Annual General Meeting of GraceKennedy Limited which will be held at 73 Harbour Street, Kingston, Jamaica on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 commencing at 4:00 p.m.