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Appointment of New Commissioners to the CCC

PRESS RELEASE

 January 30, 2017


APPOINTMENT OF NEW COMMISSIONERS TO THE CARICOM COMPETITION COMMISSION

The CARICOM Competition Commission (CCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new Commissioners, Professor Andrew Downes and Mrs. Emalene Marcus-Burnett effective January 06, 2017. The Commissioners were sworn in by Sir Dennis Byron, Chairman of the Regional Judicial and Legal Services Commission (RJLSC), and witnessed by Dr. Kusha Haraksingh, Chairman of the CCC.


The incoming Commissioners have been appointed for a term of five years in the first instance. They join sitting Commissioners, Chairman Dr. Kusha Haraksingh; Mr. Patterson Keith Herman Cheltenham, G.C.M., Q.C; Mr. Hans Rudolf Lim A Po; Mr. Eversley Decourcey and Mr. Nestor Alfred.

The CCC was established to help enforce the CARICOM Rules of Competition and to regulate competition in the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME). Its principle functions are to apply the rules of competition, promote competition, and to assist Member States to protect consumers.