CWI Extends Condolences on Passing Of Sandals Founder And Chairman, Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cricket West Indies (CWI) today paid tribute to Gordon “Butch” Stewart — who sadly passed away on Monday. Mr. Stewart, the outstanding Jamaican businessman, and entrepreneur was the founder and Chairman of Sandals International Resorts — the long-standing and valued partners of West Indies cricket.

Stewart was a stalwart of the Caribbean society, an iconic figure across the region, and a true supporter of the game of cricket at all levels.

Speaking on behalf of CWI, President Ricky Skerritt said: “CWI mourns the passing of The Honourable Gordon ‘Butch’ Stewart OJ and sends our sincere condolences to his family.

He was a life-long West Indies cricket fan, a fierce champion of the Caribbean and a major commercial partner. He was also a true West Indian legend in his own right.

He established unique and very successful Caribbean brands and created many opportunities for young men and women across this region to grow.”

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