Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 06, 2018 (SKNIS): The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis highly endorses the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the St. Kitts-Nevis Cable Communications Ltd- the Cable, Patricia Walters, who assumed the position on Wednesday, September 05, during a brief but significant ceremony.
Attorney General and Minister of Communications, the Honourable Senator Vincent Byron, during the Sitting of Parliament on Thursday, September 06 said that Ms. Patricia Walters replaces Bill Ewing, who retired after 35 years of service to the people of St. Kitts and Nevis. He added that she has a wealth of experience.
“Patricia Walters is a highly accomplished business transformation leader with over 25 years of international experience. She is a citizen of St. Kitts and Nevis, born and educated in the United Kingdom with an honours Business degree before moving on to London to study and qualify as an associate and then Fellow of the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA), said Minister Byron. “She started her career in finance, initially in the retail and shipping industries and then moved to telecoms joining Cable and Wireless in the United Kingdom, holding positions as financial controller; director and company secretary, C&W Cayman Islands; financial controller, C&W (St. Kitts-Nevis Ltd); and chief financial officer at the Telecommunications Services, Trinidad and Tobago, just to name a few.”
Minister Byron said that Ms. Walters is deeply committed to helping others professionally by mentoring, training and frequently speaking at international empowerment forums for young professionals and women in ICT conventions, as well as personally and by volunteering her time to non-charitable organizations.
Senator Byron used the occasion to express thanks and appreciation on behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis for the work done by Mr. Ewing- founder of St. Kitts-Nevis Cable Communications Ltd- the Cable.
“We pay tribute to the work done by Mr. Ewing in St. Kitts and Nevis and we wish him well. We would want to wish Mr. Ewing well in his retirement and to bid him farewell, he and his family that they can continue to be welcomed here in St. Kitts and Nevis and to live out the remaining years of life in a good way. And so, I wanted to once again in this honourable house pay tribute to the work that has been done by Mr. Ewing over the years in service to us here in St. Kitts and Nevis,” said the Minister of Communications.