Major Hugh Blake has been appointed the new chief executive officer for Supreme Ventures Racing & Entertainment Limited (SVREL). Major Blake’s appointment took effect on Monday, September 10.
Blake replaces Brando Hayden who resigned as CEO of SVREL in May.
The new CEO is an accomplished professional and a commissioned officer of the Jamaican army. Before joining SVREL, he served in the capacity of general manager, Jamaica Cane Products Sales. He also served in several capacities at Lascelles Demercado Limited over a number of years, including corporate risk manager and general manager of the automotive division.
“We’re pleased to have Major Blake on board with us at SVREL, said SVREL chairman, Michael Bernard. He continued: “His track record is an impressive one and we look forward to what his experience will bring to the operations at the entity.”
Major Blake holds a Masters of Business Administration in general management from Barry University; a Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Technology and a Diploma in Accounting and Financial Management from the University College of the Caribbean. He also recently submitted his final dissertation for his Doctor of Business Administration.
Major Blake currently serves on the Corporate Governance Committee of the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica.