Board of Directors

PB Scott is the Chairman, CEO and principal shareholder of the Musson Group.

 

He joined the group in 1994 and became CEO in 2004 succeeding Desmond Blades. In 2009 he was appointed chairman of the board. He is responsible for the strategic direction, performance and overall operations of the Musson Group and all of its subsidiaries including the Facey Group, PBS Group, Seprod, T. Geddes Grant Distributors ltd. And General Accident Insurance among others. He led Musson’s expansion into IT and telecommunication distribution while continuously growing its investments in consumer goods, manufacturing and insurance.

 

In addition to his responsibilities at Musson he serves on many public boards and commissions. He is a trustee of the American International School of Jamaica and currently is Chairman of the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ). He is the Honorary Consul General in Jamaica for the Republic of Guatemala and in 2016 he was elected as President of the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica.

Melanie Subratie is the Vice Chairman of Musson Jamaica Ltd.

 

She joined the group in 2002 as the first CEO of Productive Business Solutions and has been instrumental in supporting the development of our non food businesses. She is a Director of all Musson’s subsidiaries and affiliates. Mrs. Subratie is the Chairman of Transaction E Pins, Productive Business Solutions Jamaica Ltd, the audit committee of Seprod and the investment committee of General Accident Insurance ltd. She is the Deputy Chairman of T. Geddes Grant Distributors Ltd, Eppley Ltd. And General Accident Insurance Company Ltd.

 

Currently Melanie is responsible as Chairman and CEO of Stanley Motta Limited for the development of the Caribbean’s largest technology Park at 58 Half Way Tree in Kingston. She has lead Musson’s expansion into property development and is managing several new developments.

 

Mrs. Subratie is an active angel investor and is a board member of the First Angel group of investors. She has successfully invested in many startups in the region. She is Chairman of the Group’s two foundations where their work in coding has lead to 1000s of children being trained as well as teachers. She is Chairman of the Edna Manley School of the Arts and participates in many public sector initiatives.

 

Mrs. Subratie began her career in the United Kingdom in the Financial Services division of Deloitte and Touche and is a graduate of the London School of Economics holding a B.Sc.

Michael Subratie is the Chief Operating officer / Director of Musson Jamaica Ltd. In charge of Musson Jamaica’s manufacturing and trading businesses including T. Geddes Grant Distributors ltd. where he is the Managing Director. While MD at TGG he has led the building of T.GG. in to one of the largest distributors in Jamaica. He is also a Director of the Seprod Group.

 

Mr. Subratie has served on several government boards including the Urban Development Corporation, Jamaica Urban Transit Company, Jamaica Railway Corporation, Montego Bay Freeport and the former Pegasus Hotel. He also sits on the board of the American Chamber of Commerce. He is the Honorary Consul of Bangladesh and in 2016 was elected the Dean of the Consul Corps of Jamaica.

 

Mr. Subratie holds a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering with the highest honor from Georgia Institute of Technology and a Masters degree in Structural Engineering from Purdue University.

Dr. Nigel Clarke is Deputy Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of the Musson Group.
 
He joined the Group in 2003 as Chief Operating Officer and played a leadership role in the expansion of the Group from a substantially Jamaican base to a presence in over 30 countries. In 2009 he assumed the additional responsibilities of CEO of the Facey Group where he led transformative transactions, improving performance.
 
Dr. Clarke is a director of all the Group’s subsidiaries and associate companies and is Deputy Chairman of the PBS Group, and Chairman of Eppley Limited.
 
He is Chairman and co-founder of the National Youth Orchestra of Jamaica and  co-founder and host of TEDx Jamaica, both public education non-profit organisations. In addition, he has been a Director of several large private and public sector companies.
 
He is a recipient of the “50 Under 50 Business Leader Award” as well as the Kiwanis Community Service Award.
 
Dr. Clarke holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the University of the West Indies, as well as M.Sc. and  D.Phil. degrees in Mathematics from Oxford University.  In his academic career he has been a Jamaica Independence Scholar, a Commonwealth Scholar and a Rhodes Scholar.
Blondell Walker is Musson Group Director of IT, in addition to her role on the Board. She fulfills this function right across the group, representing this functionality on the board of T. Geddes Grant, as a Director. She has been with T. Geddes Grant since 1974 and has led the IT function at the Musson Group for over fifteen years. 
 
Most recently Mrs Walker has successfully completed the transfer of accounting systems right across the group in over 25 countries, in each business line, amongst the many other successes in this field for the Group. 
 
Mrs. Walker has pursued studies in Accounting and Systems Analysis at the University of the West Indies and has completed several programs in the field of information technology and advanced management studies.
Mr. Geoffrey Messado is the Financial Controller and Secretary of Musson (Jamaica) Limited and its subsidiaries including T. Geddes Grant (Distributors) Ltd.
 
Mr Messado has been a Director of Seprod since 2001. He is a Chartered Accountant and Chairman of the Audit Committee.  He is a Director of General Accident Insurance Company Jamaica Limited, Ciboney Group Limited, Edgechem (Jamaica) Limited, Coffee Industry Board, Clarendon Distillers Limited, Spirits Pool Association and Caribbean Molasses Company (Jamaica) Limited. He is also the Chairman of Mapco Printers Limited and a Past President of the Jamaica Exporters Association.
Dianne Hanson joined Musson Group in 1986, initially as personal assistant to then Chairman and Managing Director, Mr A.D. Blades.  Realising her management potential, Mr Blades appointed her Administrative Manager of the Duke Street Head Office in June 1987.
 
By 1994, she was appointed to the Board of Musson Jamaica Limited and over the years she has been appointed to nearly all the subsidiary boards including Cosmetics International, Productive Business Solutions and T. Geddes Grant (Distributors) Ltd.
 
Mrs Hanson was instrumental in the seamless transition of T. Geddes Grant (Dist) Limited into the Musson Group, and she has been the Director in charge of administration at T. Geddes Grant for the past 15 years.
 
Dianne is married to Paul and has three children.
In addition to serving as a Director for T. Geddes Grant (Distributors) Ltd., Dr. Ralph Thompson also serves as a Director of several entities within the Musson Group of Companies. He is a non–executive director of General Accident Insurance Company Limited and furthermore serves as a Trustee of the Seprod Pension Fund. He is moreover the Chairman of the Conduct Review Committee of the General Accident Board as well a mentor for General Accident.
 
Dr. Ralph Thompson is in addition to this Managing Director of C.D. Alexander Reality Ltd. and was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Seprod Ltd. from 1992 to 1999. As an education activist, Dr. Ralph Thompson is a member of the Early Childhood Commission. He has also published 3 collections of poetry in the United Kingdom and his poems are represented in a number of international anthologies. Dr. Ralph Thompson is a former member of the New York Bar.