Angostura Holdings Limited has appointed Genevieve Jodhan as Chief Executive Officer.
Jodhan previously served as the company’s Executive Manager, and has been acting in the CEO position since September 2016.
Angostura is the producer of Angostura bitters and Angostura Rum.
“Genevieve has the experience and track record of delivering results and has proven leadership, said Dr. Rolph Balgobin, Chairman of the Board of Directors. “She spearheaded our international sales growth increasing market share and sales of our signature rums and bitters in Europe, Asia and Australia and has directed the development of the brands in many emerging markets including Russia, Czech Republic, and Armenia.”
In her new role, Jodhan will lead Angostura’s executive management team, and support the Board of Directors on the Company’s strategic business and growth strategies as well as other key decisions.
Balgobin noted that the Board is confident that the new CEO will lead and execute the company’s vision to expand globally.
“I am both humbled and honored to be appointed Chief Executive Officer,” said Jodhan. “I have been with the Company for close to a decade and my commitment has always been to Angostura’s people, products and values. I am keen to build on the long outstanding achievement of our manufacturing business, through the execution of forward looking business strategies that add to the customer experience, and build on our shareholders’ value.”
She is the first woman to head one of Trinidad and Tobago’s largest manufacturing companies, outside of the energy sector.
— Dana Niland, CJ Contributor