Operational Changes Take Effect At ECCO

PRESS RELEASE – THE Eastern Caribbean Collective Organization for Music Rights (ECCO) Inc wishes to advise the general public of its new Board of Directors, elected at the Company’s Annual General Meeting held on Saturday December 9, 2017.

The new Board comprises the following individuals:

St. Lucia: Martin James (Elected Chairman), Christine Charlemagne (Elected Vice Chair). Claudia Edward, Hugh James, Courtney Louis, Buffalo Odlum and Gilroy Hall.

Dominica: Daryl Bobb

Grenada: Wayne Green

Antigua: Tito Thomas

St. Kitts & Nevis: Vernalderine Francis

St. Vincent & the Grenadines: Jemmot Anthony

Consequently, the Board of Directors of ECCO hereby informs the general public that there are changes currently being adopted in regard to the operations of the Company.

An internal audit to facilitate planning for future operations has mandated changes in several key areas of operations. All of the prescribed and adopted changes are in accordance with the Labour Laws of St. Lucia. These changes include the Chief Executive Officer and the Office Manager being relieved of their duties effective December 14, 2017. Reasons for this decision include deficiencies in management structure and operational procedures.

The Chief Executive Officer and Office Manager have served the organization for a lengthy period of time and the Board extends best wishes to them both as they move on. The effect of these decisions on the operations of the organization will be kept at a minimum with the temporary appointment of a director to oversee the organization’s day-to-day actions.

Please note that any additional changes will be communicated whilst ECCO continues its internal review aimed at providing better representation to its members and better quality service to its clients and the general public.

The organization also wishes to thank the many clients who continue to act in accordance with the law and extends season’s greetings to all members, staff, clients and the general public.

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