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Jamaica Stock Exchange appoints Julian Mair as chairman

Julian Mair was appointed the new chairman of the Jamaica Stock Exchange’s (JSE) board at a special board meeting held on Friday (January 10).

Julian Mair was appointed chairman of the JSE. (Photo: JMMB)

Mair, who serves as group chief investment strategist at Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB), replaces Ian McNaughton who resigned effective December 24. Mair previously served on the board as a director.

He has more than two decades of experience in the financial services sector where he has held several senior positions including as head of treasury and investment services at Dehring, Bunting and Golding Limited (now Scotia Investments Jamaica Limited) and senior trader and cambio manager at JMMB. He has also partnered and consulted with various international financial institutions and the Government of Jamaica in structuring global bond issues.

The Jamaica Stock Exchange

Mair is a former managing director of Lets Investment Limited where he led the small operation to becoming a global player in trading internationally issued securities.

Additionally, he is a founding member and current president of the Jamaica Securities Dealers Association and also serves various institutions as a director, including JMMB Securities Limited, JMMB International, JMMB Puesto de Bolsa, and JMMB Investments Trinidad & Tobago Limited.

Mair is the chief investment strategist at JMMB.

The JSE also announced the appointment of Jason Chambers to its board, effective Friday (January 10), to fill a casual vacancy. Ramon Small-Ferguson was appointed alternate director to Chambers.

Livingstone Morrison remains the deputy chairman of the JSE board.