ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced the appointments of Mr Hallam Nichols and Ms Gail Mathurin as new members of the CWI Board of Directors for a one-year period.
The new non-member (independent) Directors were appointed following the Board of Directors meeting on Thursday 11 May. Mr Nichols is an experienced and successful businessman based in Barbados. Ms Mathurin is a former Jamaica High Commissioner to London as well as Director-General of CARICOM’s Office of Trade Negotiations.
With Ms Mathurin being named as a Director it now means that CWI will for the first time in its history have two women on the Board of Directors. The other non-member Directors are: Mrs Debra Coryat-Patton, a Trinidadian attorney; and Mr Manniram Prashad, a past Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce for Guyana who were both re-appointed for a one-year period.
CWI President Dr Kishore Shallow said: “We are privileged to have these two esteemed professionals, Ms. Mathurin and Mr. Nichols, as new Directors of CWI. They bring a wealth of experience with a global perspective and are highly knowledgeable about the dynamics of commercial and trade in our region. Undoubtedly, the organization will benefit immensely from their involvement and the return of Directors Coryat-Patton and Mr Prashad.”