Troy Cadogan at present serves as the Managing Director of ANSA McAL Trading Limited having joined the ANSA McAL Group in the year 2000. He was appointed to the Board of AMTL in January 2009.
His previous roles at AMTL started as Brand Manager, Divisional Manager then followed by the position of Marketing Director. For his academic background, he holds a first degree from the University of Guyana in Economics, a post-grad diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing. In 2008, he pursued his MBA from the University of the West Indies. In 2014 he completed the High Potential leadership development programme at Harvard University.
He possesses exceptional ability to construct and facilitate cohesive teams, interface with public agencies and liaise with key stakeholders. His free time is taken up with his exploits on the local golf course or doing charity work through his membership in the Rotary Club of Stabroek.
Chief Financial Officer
Kris Appanah holds the position of Chief Financial Officer/Company Secretary of ANSA McAL Trading Limited since 2010. Managing the finances and overseeing corporate governance of the company are some of his daily priorities at AMTL. He has been a Chartered Accountant since 1999 and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
Mr Appanah holds an Executive Masters in Business Administration with distinction and an Executive Diploma in Management from the University of the West Indies.
With over 20 successful years of experience, he has worked in the banking, auditing, logging, marine transport, sawmilling, agriculture, manufacturing and distribution industries. In his spare time, Mr Appanah genuinely likes devoting considerable time with his lovely family and a member and youth leader of one of the largest Christian church in the country.
Ganesh Hirryman is currently the Accountant who brings 21 years of distribution experience to the ANSA McAL Trading Limited team after joining the ANSA McAL Group of companies in 1997.
Advancing through a series of promotions, he seamlessly shifted gears in 2009 when and became part of a dynamic management team. Mr. Hirryman highest priority throughout the years has been accountability and compliance with group policies and procedures.
He is a certified chartered accountant with an ACCA qualification. His academic background includes training in leadership and development program from the University of West Indies. Mr. Hirryman is a husband and dedicated father to his son who has developed a recent passion for reading and enjoys swimming.
Human Resources Manager
Sheldon Wayne Hazelwood is the Human Resources Manager of ANSA McAL Trading Limited and has been practising in the Human Resources profession for more than fifteen years.
He additionally served as a Human Resources Manager at Neal & Massy Guyana and the Audit Office of Guyana. During his previous roles, he amassed considerable experience in specialized areas such as Staff planning, Recruitment and Selection, Training and Development, and Performance Management among others.
Mr Hazelwood is an MBA graduate of the Australian Institute of Business. Added to his credentials he holds a University of Guyana Bachelor’s Degree in Management. Additionally, he has served as a Director on the Rotary Club of Georgetown’s Board, and Treasurer and Past President for the Rotaract Club of Georgetown.
Selwyn Williams is responsible for the management of ANSA Trading Limited warehouses in Guyana. These include the main warehouse at Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara along with the two satellite warehouses at Berbice, Region Six and Bartica, Region Seven.
With twenty-five years warehouses and distribution experience Selwyn has direct supervision of 65 persons from the assistant warehouse manager, supervisors, clerks, drivers, down to the warehouse assistants.
Selwyn is an associate member of ABE and holds an advanced diploma in Business Management. He has completed certificate courses in Industrial Relations and Management, the most recent being Leadership Development – UWI Cavehill 2013 and Supply Chain & Logistics Management 2018.
Business Unit Head- Bacardi, Heineken, Wines
Darshanie Yussuf-Abel is the Business Unit Head for the international Beers, Wines & Spirits portfolios at ANSA McAL Trading Limited with direct responsibilities for innovative marketing and distribution.
She has over 10 successful years of working experience within the communications, marketing and trade marketing fields arena.
Mrs Yussuf-Abel in her educational drive completed her MBA from the Australian Institute of Business in 2015. Her thirst for knowledge remains a never-ending journey since she has participated in several leadership programs in the areas of sales, marketing and customer service in Guyana, Trinidad, Panama, Costa Rica and the USA with Heineken.
Sales & Trade Marketing Manager-Beterverwagting
Dexter Seaton is the Sales and Trade Marketing Manager -Beverage Division having joined ANSA McAL Trading Limited November 2016. Dexter has over twelve years of extensive experience in logistics, sales, marketing, and even trade marketing. He has worked in countries such as Martinique, Guadalupe, Costa Rica, Trinidad and various Regions of Guyana.
Prior to becoming a part of the AMTL family, he was the Key Accounts and Logistic Executive at Demerara Tobacco Company Limited which is a subsidiary of British American Tobacco that is charged with providing marketing support for brands sold in Guyana.
He is also trained by PepsiCo Int’l for the PEPSI Selling Process and Royal Dekuyper Bartending Certificate Program. Mr Seaton is very passionate about the economic success of specific brands and developing and coaching persons under his exemplary leadership.
Business Unit Head- Non-Alcoholic Portfolio
Errol Nelson joined ANSA McAL Trading Limited as the Business Unit Head of the Non-Alcoholic Beverage Portfolio. His professional experience spans over 14 years in the areas of sales, marketing and distribution at a Senior Managerial level during those years.
This former student of Queen’s College academic accomplishments are strategically aligned with his career path; he is a prospective 2019 graduate of the University of the West Indies with an International Master’s in Business Administration. Additionally, he currently holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management (distinction) and a Diploma in Marketing from the University of Guyana.
One noteworthy accomplishment for Mr Nelson was completing the Certification programmes in Strategic Sales, Marketing and Distribution from the Coca Cola Company. Additionally the Project Management in addition to a ‘leadership’ certificate from the Arthur Lok Jack Global School of Business.
Business Unit Head-Procter & Gamble (P&G)/Cold Chain
Padma Kunjbeharry holds the official position of Business Unit Head -Procter and Gamble and Cold Chain at ANSA McAL Trading Limited as of 2016. She has direct oversight of thirty-two premium brands which falls under the distribution arm of Procter & Gamble.
Ms Kunjbeharry eagerly joined the AMTL in May 2009 where she assumed the role as a Manager within the Consumer Goods Division and overtime assumed the position of Manager for the Construction Division. She holds a BSC in Business Management and a Diploma in Marketing from the University of Guyana and an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business.
Under her outstanding leadership as the Head of P&G during the years 2016 and 2017 the Unit was awarded the Distribution of the Year Award for LANMAR. Followed by such an achievement, during 2017 and 2018 the department on both years was awarded the first place of the fabric facilitating challenge along with best in class execution for P&G.
Business Unit Head- Consumer Goods
Anjeta Hinds is the Business Unit Head for Food and Consumer Goods within the Consumer Goods Division of ANSA McAL Trading Limited effective August 2018. At the beginning of her journey with AMTL- July 2008, she started as a Beverage Division Marketing Assistant for a number of brands from beers to non-alcoholic brands.
Ms Hinds currently manages the daily sales and marketing of Food and Consumer Brands from sister companies such as ANSA Chemicals, ANSA Polymer and Trinidad Match Ltd to those of international companies from Connor’s Bros and Kellogg’s.
It can be attributed that her sounds knowledge in marketing and creative drive has proven to be her asset to the company and the extended team. During her time with AMTL, she has managed to complete her BSc in Business Management with future plans to complete her EMBA programme.
Tara Rambharose-Hirryman is head of Procurement and Logistics at ANSA McAL Trading Limited and reports directly to the Managing Director. Her journey in the company started in 2009 in the finance department. Prior to ANSA McAL Trading Limited, she worked for Correia Group of Companies for some 8 years.
She currently holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from the United Kingdom and is working to complete her ACCA qualification.
An accountant by profession, she found her true passion in the Procurement and Logistics Department where she was instrumental in its development of procedures and systems.
She also attended several training programs and workshops in Supply Chain Management. A wife and mother of one, she spends her free time with her family. She enjoys cooking, gardening and interior home designs.
Construction Solutions Manager
Andre Ally was appointed Construction Solutions Manager at ANSA McAL Trading Limited in July of 2018.
Before assuming his current position with the AMTL family Mr Ally would have spent almost a decade within the public housing sector in Guyana as a senior manager.
Over time he became well-known in the building and construction sector of Guyana during his capacity as an organizer of the International Building Exposition 2010-2013 and Housing Solutions Expo 2017.
Mr Ally has a strong background in the technological world but at the moment holds an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business.
Divisional Head – Health and Wellness
Andrel Griffith began his career in Sales and Marketing with Pfizer Pharmaceutical in 1990. His responsibilities as a Medical Representative included coverage of Barbados, The Eastern Caribbean, Guyana, Suriname, the Bahamas and Bermuda.In 2009 he relocated to Pfizer’s Head office in Costa Rica as Marketing Manager for Central America and the Caribbean.
This move also enabled him to become fluent in Spanish. After a successful career with Pfizer, Andrel returned the English-speaking Caribbean (Jamaica) in 2011 as Area Sales Manager with Sanofi. Andrel also ventured into business development working in Jamaica as General Manager with T. Geddes Grant Limited and Business Development Manager with Edgechem Limited.
Before joining the ANSA McAL team in October 2018 as Head for the Health and Wellness Division, Andrel was the key Account Manager with AstraZeneca. He has a B. Sc. In Chemistry and Biology and an E.M.B.A. in International Business and Marketing. Andrel has a son and a daughter and enjoys cooking and photography.