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GraceKennedy Records Historic 2019 As Revenues Surpass J$100 Billion for the First Time In the Company’s 98 Year History

February 28, 2020

GraceKennedy Records Historic 2019 As Revenues Surpass J$100 Billion for the First Time In the Company’s 98 Year History In a year which saw the opening of its new Headquarters in downtown Kingston, and the company being named the recipient of the Governor General’s Award by the Jamaica Stock Exchange, the GraceKennedy Group is recording …


GraceKennedy Delivers on Promise of Tablets to Majesty Gardens Infant School

February 24, 2020

In December of 2019, while on a Grace and Staff Community Development Foundation Christmas outreach visit to the Majesty Gardens Infant School, Group CEO, Don Wehby learned that the school was in need of tablets. Mr Wehby pledged the company’s support to assist with the acquisition of the technology, and on Friday, February 21, 2020, …


GraceKennedy Makes Offer to Acquire Key Insurance Company Limited

January 20, 2020

The GraceKennedy Group is announcing plans to further strengthen and expand its Financial Division through an offer by the holding company, GraceKennedy Financial Group Limited (GKFG), to acquire general insurance entity, Key Insurance Company Limited, a company listed on the Junior Market of the Jamaica Stock Exchange. The offer follows the acquisition, in December 2019, …


GraceKennedy Investors’ Briefing – November 2019 (Audio)

November 18, 2019

An audio stream from GraceKennedy’s Investors’ Briefing held on November 18, 2019, to discuss the company’s third quarter financial results can be accessed below:



Nominations For GraceKennedy/Heather Little-White Household Worker Awards To Close On November 18

November 15, 2019

GraceKennedy Limited is reminding members of the public that the closing date for nominations for the GraceKennedy/Heather Little-White Household Worker Award Programme 2019 is Monday, November 18. The annual awards programme, presented in association with the Jamaica Household Workers Union (JHWU), invites members of the public to submit nominations for their household workers – caregivers, …


GraceKennedy Investor Briefing

November 11, 2019

Senator Don Wehby, Group Chief Executive Officer invites you to participate in our Investor Briefing to discuss our 2019 third-quarter results on Monday 18th November 2019. The briefing will take the form of an online audio conference from 2:30 to 3:10 p.m. Jamaica Time (-5 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)). You will be able to access the …


GraceKennedy Group Reports Strong Q3 Performance

November 7, 2019

Group Profit Before Tax Up by J$277M Kingston, Jamaica, November 7– In releasing its results for the period ended September 30, 2019, the GraceKennedy Group is reporting improved performance. Profit before tax for the three month period was J$277.0 million or 17.0% higher than the corresponding period of 2018. For the nine month period profit …


GraceKennedy Invites Public Nominations to Find 2019 GraceKennedy/Heather Little-White Household Workers of the Year

October 23, 2019

GraceKennedy is inviting members of the public to nominate household workers for the Annual GraceKennedy/Heather Little White Household Worker of the Year Award. Nominations for the award, given to Jamaica’s top male and female household workers, opened on October 18. Winners will be selected by a GraceKennedy-appointed panel of judges, from nominations sent by members …


Nominate Your Household Worker Today!

October 22, 2019

Send us 200 words explaining how your household worker, handyman, caregiver, gardener or general domestic worker has made a difference in your life, to your home and your family. Submit entries to or drop off entry labelled “GraceKennedy/Heather Little-White Household Worker of the Year Award”, at 73 Harbour Street, Kingston. Nominations close Monday, November …


GraceKennedy Opens US$5M Grace/La Fe Facility in New Jersey

October 9, 2019

The GraceKennedy Group took another step towards realising its vision of becoming a Global Consumer Group on Monday, October 7, when it officially opened its brand new Grace/La Fe facility in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The facility, which cost the company some US$5M, will drive increased operating facilities and reduce costs, while having the teams centrally …


GraceKennedy Accepting Applications for 2020 Jamaican Birthright Programme

September 13, 2019

Provides Opportunity for Diaspora Students to Learn About their Heritage GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) has announced that it has started accepting applications from second and third generation Jamaican students for its 2020 Jamaican Birthright Programme. The cultural immersion programme allows university students of Jamaican heritage from Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America, …


GraceKennedy Group CEO Awarded at 15th Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce Conference in Florida

September 4, 2019

Wehby Says It’s a Good Time to Do Business In and With Jamaica GraceKennedy Group CEO, Senator Don Wehby was among several Jamaicans awarded the ‘Jamaican Milestone Award’ at the 15th Conference of the Jamaica USA Chamber of Commerce, held at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida on Thursday, August 29. Senator Wehby, who was …


GraceKennedy Foundation Presents Carlton Alexander Bursaries Valued at J$1.2M to Children of 18 GK Employees

Excellence never goes unrewarded! This was certainly the case at the 29th anniversary of the annual Carlton Alexander Memorial Bursary Awards Ceremony held on August 26, 2019 at GraceKennedy’s Harbour Street offices in downtown Kingston. During the short ceremony, 18 brilliant children of GraceKennedy employees received academic bursaries valued at a total of $1.2 million, …


GraceKennedy to Provide Food Aid for Financially Challenged UWI & Utech Students – “Feed the Future” Campaign to be Launched ...

Just in time for the new school year, the GraceKennedy Foundation has spearheaded additional improvements to a food bank programme, which will assist financially challenged tertiary level students to meet their nutritional needs under the campaign dubbed “Feed the Future.” The programme, known as the “GK Campus Connect Food Bank,” was established in April 2019, …


GraceKennedy Group Reports Increased Revenues of J$51.5 Billion, $3.1 Billion Increase over Corresponding Prior Year Period

August 24, 2019

GraceKennedy Money Services (GKMS) successfully launched a new money transfer service, allowing for direct to bank settlement of incoming funds, which has seen strong consumer adoption. The segment was however impacted by volatility in the foreign exchange market, and a decline in remittance transaction volumes, due to the ongoing implementation of enhanced compliance measures.


GraceKennedy to Host Overseas-Based Students of Jamaican Descent for Summer Internship

June 12, 2019

GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) will host four university students from the USA, UK and Canada for a five-week professional and cultural internship in Jamaica from June 28 to August 7, 2019.


GraceKennedy Opens New Headquarters on Kingston’s Waterfront

June 3, 2019

Company says new HQ shows its continued commitment to downtown Kingston


GraceKennedy and Musson Partner to Enter Group Insurance Market

March 31, 2019

GraceKennedy and the Musson Group officially announced a partnership that will see the two companies collaborating to enter the group health and life insurance market.


GraceKennedy Group Reports Increased Revenues and Operating Profits

March 28, 2019

Company Performance Ahead of Plan But Negatively Impacted By Volatility in Forex Market