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Griffith resigns from BTMI

BARRY ALLEYNE, [email protected]

Griffith resigns from BTMI

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Chief Executive Officer of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) William ‘Billy’ Griffith is leaving the post.

In a statement released this morning, the Board of Directors of BTMI announced that Griffith, tendered his resignation today, and it would become effective December 31, to give the organisation an opportunity to recruit a new leader and ensure a smooth transition as his contract comes to an end.

Chairman of the BTMI Board, Sunil Chatrani, thanked Griffith for his significant contribution to the organisation since its inception in 2014 and wished him the best in his future endeavours. Chatrani added that the search for a new CEO will commence immediately as the organisation transitions into a public or private sector partnership (PPP).

“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to have given back to my country by contributing to its most valued sector,” Griffith said upon his departure. “I am also extremely proud of what we have been able to achieve in the past five years. Barbados is a truly unique destination with so much to offer, and it is with pride that we have worked as a team to showcase that to the world.” (BA)