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April 20th, 2018

Notice – Appointment of Executive Director of Unit Trust Corporation


Nigel edwardsMr. Nigel Edwards appointed as Executive Director of Unit Trust Corporation

April 20, 2018: The Honourable Justice Rolston Nelson, Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago Unit Trust Corporation, is pleased to announce that Mr. Nigel Edwards has been appointed as the new Executive Director of the Unit Trust Corporation, effective June 1st, 2018.
Edwards, who succeeds Ian Chinapoo, joined the UTC in 2013 and held the position of Chief Financial Officer before his appointment as Executive Director.
The Board of Directors welcomes Mr. Edwards to the position which underlines his extensive leadership experience across multiple disciplines. Justice Rolston Nelson, Chairman, commented: “The Board is pleased to appoint Nigel Edwards as Executive Director. He is a critical member of the Strategic Leadership Team which is instrumental in the Corporation maintaining its robust financial position and ensuring it is well positioned to optimize opportunities.
The Chairman adds: “He brings with him a wealth of experience to lead the charge in continuing the UTC’s innovation thrust and strengthening its dominance in the financial services sector. This appointment recognizes his increasing leadership role, and the Board’s full confidence in both our strategic direction and our executive team.”
Mr. Edwards, newly-appointed Executive Director, commented: “I am honoured to have the opportunity to lead the Corporation as it continues with its growth strategy in a competitive environment. Working within a productive and creative environment is an asset to staying focused on meeting the needs of our customers and optimizing our value as we do so. One of my immediate objectives is to enable the UTC to enhance its technological infrastructure tailored to meet the evolving needs of our customers.”

He is the holder of a MSc. Finance from the London BSc. Management Studies from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. He is also a member of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA) with twenty-five years’ experience in the field of Accounting and Finance.
Prior to joining UTC, Mr. Edwards has held executive roles in the financial services industry with regional companies.

For more information, please contact:

Rory Rostant
Reputation Management
Unit Trust Corporation
82 Independence Square
Port of Spain
T: 624-8648 ext. 3111
M: 685-7975
E: rrostant@ttutc.com