GK Corporate

Directors

The Board of Directors of GraceKennedy Limited comprises nine members, seven of whom are non-executive Directors. The remaining two Directors are executives Donald Wehby, the Group’s Chief Executive Officer and Andrew Messado, the Group’s Chief Financial Officer. The Board is led by an independent Chairman, Professor Gordon Shirley.

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Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of GraceKennedy Limited comprises nine members. The Executive Committee is led by Don Wehby, the Group’s Chief Executive Officer. Don Wehby Group Chief Executive Officer On July 1, 2011, Mr. Don Wehby was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer of GraceKennedy Limited. Prior to this appointment, Mr. Wehby held the position of Group …

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Mission, Vision and Values

Our Mission is  “To deliver the taste and experience of Jamaican and other multi-cultural foods to the world and leading financial services to our region.” Our Vision is “To be a Global Consumer Group delivering long term consumer and shareholder value, through brand building and innovative solutions in food and financial services, provided by highly …

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Corporate Social Responsibilty

GraceKennedy Limited is committed to maintaining the highest standards of corporate social responsibility in our business activities and dealings. We are guided by the highest of ethical standards in our business decisions and relationships with others and jealously guard our reputation for “honesty, integrity and trust”. We are committed to providing quality products and services …

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Corporate Governance Code Policy

GraceKennedy’s Corporate Governance principles were compiled with reference to the United Kingdom Combined Code on Corporate Governance issued in 2010, the Private Sector Organization Code on Corporate Governance and the Corporate Governance Guidelines set out in the Jamaica Stock Exchange Rules and were adopted by the Board of Directors of GraceKennedy Limited. Click the link …

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Code of Ethics

GraceKennedy Code of Ethics & Guidelines for Business Conduct, which has been published by the Board of Directors of the Company, continues to be based on these values, traditions and philosophies and provides the guidelines for conduct for our directors, employees and agents throughout the Group. In some cases the principles outlined in this document …

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Corporate Social Responsibility

GraceKennedy Limited is committed to maintaining the highest standards of corporate social responsibility in our business activities and dealings. We are guided by the highest of ethical standards in our business decisions and relationships with others and jealously guard our reputation for “honesty, integrity and trust”. We are committed to providing quality products and services …

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Risk

Risk is inherent in all our business and personal activities. As a result, we are constantly trying to manage risk in our day-to-day lives. It is not always possible or indeed desirable to eliminate all risk in developing and executing business strategies, however, there are some risks that can and should be managed. It is …

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Insider Trading

Under the Securities laws of Jamaica, and other countries in which the company operates, it is illegal for persons who have “insider information” in relation to a publicly listed company to deal in such company’s securities. Breach of these laws can result in criminal liability for the employee as well as the company and for …

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Dividend

GraceKennedy Limited has adopted a dividend policy intended to enhance the Company’s strategic growth initiatives and to accelerate the creation of additional shareholder value.

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Flexible Work Arrangement

This Company is committed to excellence of service delivery while creating mutually beneficial and enduring employment relationships that recognize and facilitate the ability of employees to fulfil their personal needs and responsibilities (including family responsibilities, educational activities, volunteering and wellness activities).

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Audit Committee – Terms of Reference

The Committee shall be appointed by the Board from the directors of the Company and shall comprise no more than 6 or less than 3 members all of whom shall be non-executive directors who are financially literate and the majority of whom are identified by the Board as independent.

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Terms of Reference – Directors GraceKennedy Ltd.

These terms of reference shall apply to the Directors of GraceKennedy Limited and it is recommended that terms of reference in similar form be adopted by subsidiary companies of GraceKennedy Limited. The provisions relating to Directors Duties and Responsibilities and other provisions reflect the position of Jamaican law. Where applicable the provisions of law in …

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Terms of Reference – Corporate Governance and Nomination Committee

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Compensation Sub Committee – Terms of Reference

The Compensation Sub-Committee (“the Sub-Committee”) of the Corporate Governance & Nomination Committee (“the Corporate Governance Committee” or “the Committee”) shall discharge the Committee’s responsibilities relating to the Total Compensation (defined as compensation, benefits and perquisites) of the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and other Senior Executives in a manner consistent with and in support of the …

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