New President for InvesTT
On May 1st 2017, InvesTT Limited welcomed Mr. Christopher Lewis as the new President of the Investment Promotion Agency (IPA).
A strategic planner and change agent, Mr. Lewis has held corporate leadership roles locally and regionally. Included amongst his academic qualifications are a Masters of Management and a Bachelor of Science in Management received from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management and the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus, respectively. He is a multi-skilled management expert with industry experience in food & beverages, commercial banking, property management and development, automotive enterprise, private healthcare and management consulting. Previously the Chief Executive Officer of ExporTT Limited, his most recent portfolio was that of Vice President – Supply Chain for a major local manufacturer of beverages.
Mr. Lewis picks up the mantle of President of InvesTT just as the agency received recognition as a top national IPA from the internationally recognized Site Selection magazine published by Conway Data Inc.
As an agency under the Ministry of Trade and Industry, InvesTT’s key mission is to attract foreign direct investment and to promote local investment in key non-energy production sectors. The IPA was listed in the magazine’s May 2017 edition as one of two recipients of its Best To Invest Top Agency Award
for the Latin America & Caribbean region. The ranking reflects the perceptions of corporates and FDI professionals around the globe as to how well IPAs have been able to build a reputation as a vital resource and a trusted partner for investors from across the globe. Costa Rica’s CINDE is also featured in the magazine as the other recipient of the award.