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GraceKennedy – Share Buy Back – December 11 – 13, 2023

January 4, 2024

GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has advised that the Company repurchased 176,758 GraceKennedy shares under the ‘GraceKennedy Share Repurchase Programme’ as outlined below.

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GraceKennedy Welcomes Annette Morrison as its New Group CHRO

January 3, 2024

Retiring CHRO of GKL, Naomi Holness, celebrated for her invaluable contributions. GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) has announced the appointment of Annette Morrison as its new Group Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and member of its Executive Committee, effective January 3, 2024. The Company has also expressed its deep appreciation to outgoing CHRO of GKL, Naomi Holness, who …

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GK Weather Protect – Helping Jamaican Farmers and Fishers to Weather the Storm

December 13, 2023

GK General Insurance is celebrating the growing resilience of Jamaica’s agriculture and fisheries sector thanks to the continued success of GK Weather Protect, its unique parametric insurance policy designed to protect the livelihoods of farmers and fishers from the impact of extreme weather.

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GraceKennedy – Share Buy Back: November 29, 2023

December 11, 2023

GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has advised that the Company repurchased 100,966 GraceKennedy shares under the ‘GraceKennedy Share Repurchase Programme’ as outlined below.

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TRIPLE CROWN!

December 7, 2023

For Third Consecutive Year GraceKennedy wins Governor General’s Award for Excellence at JSE Best Practices Awards

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GraceKennedy – Share Buy Back: November 20 to 21, 2023

December 4, 2023

GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has advised that the Company repurchased 22,000 GraceKennedy shares under the ‘GraceKennedy Share Repurchase Programme’ as outlined below.

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TERRY-ANN GRAVER APPOINTED CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER OF FIRST GLOBAL BANK

November 29, 2023

Kingston, Jamaica, November 29, 2023 – GraceKennedy Limited (GK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Terry-Ann Graver as Chief Operating Officer of First Global Bank Limited (FGB), effective October 17, 2023.

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GRACEKENNEDY DONATES J$15 MILLION TO PROJECT STAR

November 28, 2023

GraceKennedy (GK) has donated J$15 million to Project STAR, a partnership between the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) and the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) aimed at bringing about social and economic transformation in Jamaica.

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KEY Delivers Exceptional Third Quarter Results

November 23, 2023

Key Insurance Company (KEY) announced its outstanding performance for the nine months ended September 30, 2023. The results showcase a remarkable 51.3% increase in profit before tax compared to the same period in 2022, underscoring the Company’s dedication to sustainable financial growth.

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Grace & Staff Collaborates with Local Partners to host Workshop for Young Parents in Westmoreland

November 16, 2023

The Grace & Staff Community Development Foundation (Grace & Staff), in partnership with the Westmoreland Youth Innovation Centre, the Women’s Centre of Jamaica, and Hotel Riu Negril, successfully conducted their second “Youth Advancement Through Parenting Education” workshop from November 8 to 10 in Savanna-La-Mar, Westmoreland.

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GRACEKENNEDY REVENUE UP 10% TO $117.8 BILLION; PRE-TAX PROFITS UP 14% OR J$1.1 BILLION

November 9, 2023

GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has delivered strong financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2023.

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GraceKennedy Strengthens Foothold in the Jamaican Spring Water Market with Successful Acquisition of UNIBEV

October 27, 2023

GraceKennedy Limited (GK) is pleased to announce the successful completion of its acquisition of Unibev Limited, a Jamaican manufacturing company specializing in fully integrated beverage solutions. The strategic transaction firmly cements GK’s position as a leader in the Jamaican spring water market.

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GRACEKENNEDY TAKES BOLD STEP FORWARD IN SUSTAINABILITY WITH INAUGURAL ESG REPORT

October 10, 2023

GraceKennedy (GK) has proudly unveiled its inaugural Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) report, marking a significant step forward in its sustainability journey. The report outlines the Company’s longstanding commitment to responsible business practices and offers a first glimpse into the ESG goals and targets that will steer GK towards achieving its 2030 vision.

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GraceKennedy Foundation Wins RJR Gleaner Honour Award for Kingston Harbour Cleanup Project

September 21, 2023

The GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) has been awarded the prestigious 2022 RJRGleaner Honour Award in the category of Science and Technology for its environmental sustainability work. The awards ceremony took place on September 19, 2023 at RJR’s offices on Lyndhurst Road in Kingston.

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GRACEKENNEDY TO PROCEED WITH SHARE BUY-BACK

September 15, 2023

GraceKennedy (GK) Limited has advised that it has received the requisite regulatory approvals for its share buy-back programme, which was announced on March 1 this year.

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GraceKennedy Commits over J$64M in Back-to-School Support

September 4, 2023

GraceKennedy (GK) Group has announced an investment of over J$64 million in back-to-school support, just ahead of the start of the 2023/2024 academic year.

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GRACEKENNEDY ACQUIRES UNIBEV LIMITED

August 2, 2023

Acquisition of beverage manufacturer advances GK’s position in the local spring water market GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has announced that it has come to an agreement to acquire Unibev Limited, a privately owned Jamaican manufacturing company which specializes in fully integrated beverage solutions. The transaction, which remains subject to customary closing conditions, will place GK in …

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GRACEKENNEDY REVENUES HIT J$78.23 BILLION AT HALF YEAR MARK, UP J$5.64 BILLION OR 7.8%

July 31, 2023

PRE-TAX PROFITS UP J$716.7 MILLION, OR 13.2%, TO J$6.14 BILLION GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has released its financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2023. For the period, GK achieved revenue of J$78.23 billion, representing an increase of J$5.64 billion or 7.8% over the first half of 2022. Profit before tax (PBT) increased to …

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GraceKennedy Officially Welcomes 2023 Birthright Cohort to Jamaica

July 24, 2023

GraceKennedy officially launched its 2023 Birthright Programme with a welcome reception at the company’s headquarters in Downtown Kingston on July 14. The reception introduced this year’s GK Birthright Interns, four university students from the Jamaican Diaspora: Logan Wright, University of Central Florida, USA; Bianca Byfield, Harvard University, USA; Samaya Miller, University of British Colombia, Canada; …

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GraceKennedy Birthright Programme to Host Four University Students of Jamaican Heritage this Summer

June 7, 2023

This summer, GraceKennedy will host four university students of Jamaican heritage from the USA, UK and Canada for its annual Jamaican Birthright Programme.

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