GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has released its financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2022. For the period, GK recorded strong top-line growth, realising revenues of J$107.4 billion, an increase of 12.2% or J$11.7 billion over the corresponding period in 2021.
GRACEKENNEDY REVENUES UP 12.2% OR J$11.7 BILLION, RESULTING IN PRE-TAX PROFITS OF J$7.7 BILLION
November 10, 2022
GraceKennedy Investor Briefing – November 21, 2022
November 8, 2022
Don Wehby, Group Chief Executive Officer, GraceKennedy Limited invites you to a virtual investor briefing to discuss the third quarter 2022 financial results of the GraceKennedy Group on Monday, November 21, 2022. The briefing will be hosted online via Zoom at 2:30 pm (Eastern Standard Time) (-5 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)).
GK FOUNDATION AWARDS OVER J$24M IN SCHOLARSHIPS TO JAMAICAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
November 2, 2022
Eighty-nine university students attending the University of the West Indies (UWI), University of Technology (Utech), Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMC), Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) and Northern Caribbean University (NCU) have been awarded scholarships valued at over J$24 million by the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) for the 2022/23 academic year. The presentations …
GraceKennedy Annual Lecture Highlights a Century of Excellence
October 25, 2022
A Century of Excellence. GraceKennedy’s Recipe for Success. aptly described the 2022 GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) lecture, which provided an insightful look into GraceKennedy’s 100-year journey. The lecture, which took place on Thursday, October 20 at the Jamaica Conference Centre in downtown Kingston, highlighted different periods of the company’s evolution, from its beginnings as a family-owned …
GraceKennedy Stalwarts to Deliver 34th Annual Lecture
October 6, 2022
The GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) has announced that its 34th annual lecture titled A Century of Excellence. GraceKennedy’s Recipe for Success. will be presented on Thursday, October 20 at the Jamaica Conference Centre and will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the GraceKennedy Group.
GK FOUNDATION, VOLUNTEERS REMOVE OVER 37,000 POUNDS OF GARBAGE FROM THE KINGSTON HARBOUR
September 26, 2022
The restoration of the Kingston Harbour has been a long-standing area of focus for the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF). Accordingly, each year the Foundation coordinates beach clean-ups along the Kingston Harbour coastline. This year, GKF’s annual clean-up series took place on September 10 and 17 respectively.
GK FOUNDATION CEO TO SPEAK AT GLOBAL ISLAND SUMMIT ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
September 23, 2022
Chief Executive Officer of the GraceKennedy Foundation, Mrs. Caroline Mahfood will be a featured speaker at this year’s Island Innovation Virtual Island Summit. The zero-carbon conference takes place over seven days, from September 26th to October 2nd, 2022, with participants from 100+ island communities, including the Arctic, Caribbean, Europe, Indian Ocean, Pacific Islands and South …
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2023 GRACEKENNEDY BIRTHRIGHT SUMMER INTERNSHIP
September 9, 2022
GraceKennedy (GK) has announced that applications are now open for its 2023 Jamaican Birthright Summer Internship Programme. The application period will run from September 1 to November 30, 2022.
CHILDREN OF GRACEKENNEDY EMPLOYEES AWARDED CARLTON ALEXANDER BURSARIES VALUED OVER $2.1M
September 8, 2022
The children of 23 GraceKennedy (GK) employees have been awarded bursaries valued at a total of J$2.1 million by the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF). The recipients received their bursaries in time for the new school year, at the virtual staging of the 31st Carlton Alexander Memorial Bursary Awards ceremony on August 26, 2022.
GraceKennedy Invests Over $50 Million In Back-To-School Support
September 7, 2022
As GraceKennedy (GK) continues its 100th anniversary celebrations, the Group has invested over $50 million in back-to-school support, ahead of the start of the 2022/2023 academic year.
GRACEKENNEDY TO ACQUIRE SCOTIA INSURANCE CARIBBEAN LIMITED
August 30, 2022
GraceKennedy (GK) has confirmed that it has come to an agreement with The Bank of Nova Scotia to acquire 100% of Scotia Insurance Caribbean Limited (SICL), with the associated transaction being subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.
RADCLIFFE DALEY APPOINTED PRESIDENT & CEO OF FIRST GLOBAL BANK
GraceKennedy Limited (GK) is pleased to announce the appointment of Radcliffe Daley as President & CEO of First Global Bank Limited (FGB), effective September 1, 2022. Mr. Daley has over 30 years of experience in the banking and financial services sector and has been acting in the role since Mariame McIntosh Robinson’s departure from the …
OVER 1000 POUNDS OF GARBAGE REMOVED FROM SIRGANY BEACH THANKS TO GK FOUNDATION
August 10, 2022
Over 75 volunteers, mobilised by the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) and its partners, gathered at Sirgany Beach in East Kingston on July 16, 2022, to remove 1,092 pounds of solid waste from the shoreline.
GRACEKENNEDY HALF YEAR REVENUES UP J$9.2 BILLION OR 15% OVER PRIOR YEAR
July 28, 2022
Company continues to deliver a positive performance, reporting profit before tax of J$5.46 billion GraceKennedy Limited (GK) has released its financial results for the six months ended June 30, 2022. During the first half of 2022, GK achieved revenues of J$72.59 billion, representing an increase of 14.6% or J$9.24 billion over the corresponding period in …
Over 874 pounds of garbage cleared by the GK Foundation in Kingston Pen Cleanup
July 7, 2022
On Saturday, June 18th, the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF) and its partners mobilised volunteers to remove more than 874 pounds of waste from the shoreline adjacent to the Kingston Pen Gully in downtown Kingston. The cleanup was carried out under the Kingston Harbour Cleanup Project, which is being delivered by between GKF, The Ocean Cleanup and …
GK Birthright Interns Welcomed to Jamaica
June 10, 2022
Following a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this month GraceKennedy (GK) is hosting four university students of Jamaican heritage from the USA, UK and Canada in Jamaica, as participants in its 2022 Birthright Programme. The programme is designed to anchor the students’ roots in Jamaica’s rich heritage and culture.
Radcliffe Daley Appointed Acting President & CEO of First Global Bank (FGB) Limited
June 7, 2022
GraceKennedy Limited (GKL) has advised of the appointment of Mr. Radcliffe Daley as the Acting President & Chief Executive Officer of First Global Bank (FGB) Limited, following the resignation of Mrs. Mariame McIntosh Robinson, effective July 18, 2022. Mr. Daley is currently the Chief Operating Officer of FGB and has over thirty (30) years’ experience …
GK ANNOUNCES NEW JOINT VENTURE WITH TTUTC
May 25, 2022
GraceKennedy (GK) has announced that the investment and advisory arm of its GraceKennedy Financial Group (GKFG), GK Capital Management Limited (GK Capital), has signed a joint venture agreement with the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation (TTUTC). The new venture, which remains subject to the requisite regulatory approvals, will allow GK and TTUTC to partner …
GK Group CEO Credits 100th anniversary to Happy, Engaged Team
May 17, 2022
GK Employee Appreciation Week 2022 gets underway Happy employees make successful companies. This was the perspective shared by Group CEO of GraceKennedy (GK), Don Wehby at the Company’s Devotion with a Difference, which kicked off GK’s Employee Appreciation Week (EAW) activities on Monday. The special 100th anniversary (GK100) inter-faith edition of GK’s groupwide devotion was …
GRACEKENNEDY DELIVERS GOOD PERFORMANCE IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2022
May 12, 2022
REVENUES UP J$4.9 BILLION OVER PRIOR YEAR; PROFITS UP J$53.9 MILLION GraceKennedy (GK) has released its unaudited financial results for the three-month period ending March 31, 2022. The Company maintained a stable performance for the first quarter of the year, achieving robust revenues of J$36.26 billion, an increase of 15.5% or J$4.86 billion over the …