On November 26th 2013, the Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute, the T&T Chamber of Industry & Commerce and the T&T Stock Exchange Limited, formally released the very first Trinidad & Tobago Corporate Governance Code.
We were joined by Senator the Honorable Larry Howai, Minister of Finance and the Economy as well as guest speaker Andrew Johnston, Group Executive, Allied Electronics Corporation Limited and Member of the King III Committee of South Africa.
View the Minister's speech:http://www.finance.gov.tt/content/sp131127091049.pdf
View Andrew Johnston's speech: Click to download.
Visit the T&T Code page of the Secretariat to download an electronic version of the Code here:
Below are selected images from the Launch Event on Tuesday evening at the Hyatt Regency in Port of Spain.
Project Partners with guest speaker Andrew Johnston.
Minister Larry Howai speaks on the importance of corporate governance in state-enterprises.
Axel Kravatzky, Chairman of the Carribbean Corporate Governance Institute, following his opening speech to introduce the genesis of the Code Project.
Catherine Kumar, CEO, T&T Chamber of Industry & Commerce was host and moderator for the formal presentations.
Alex Kjorven, CEO, Caribbean Corporate Governance Institute, provides overview of the Code development process and insight into its practical applications.
Guest speaker Andrew Johnston, Group Executive, Allied Electronics Corporation Limited, and Member of the King III Committee of South Africa, spoke on his experience with the King Code of Governance and his reflections on where the T&T Code fits in the global landscape.
Wain Iton, CEO, T&T Stock Exchange Ltd. provides closing remarks and a vote of thanks to all those involved in making the T&T Corporate Governance Code a reality.
The formal presentations were followed by a cocktail networking reception.