SINT MAARTEN (PHILIPSBURG) - Troy Washington, N.V. GEBE's Temporary Manager/Special Representative, hit the ground running with a steadfast focus on the company's vision, ‘to provide regionally competitive, quality, efficient, sustainable and reliable services and products to the community of St. Maarten.’ During the appointed term, Washington is dedicated to restoring consumer confidence in N.V. GEBE's management and operations, by working diligently to lead the company in a manner that is efficient, effective and progressive.
"This requires a thorough review and possible (re)organization of key aspects of N.V. GEBE's operational processes. Ranging from the financial, technical, human resources and administrative procedures, to, improved services and communications to the community, consumers and all stakeholders, all facets are being carefully reviewed to optimize efficiency," shares Washington. Towards this end, the crisis management strategy encompasses a "7-C" approach geared towards the community, compassion, commitment, competency, courage, change and continuity.
With a diligent and well-versed financial employment history, which spans over 20+ years, Troy Washington comes highly qualified for this undertaking at N.V. GEBE. He exhibits exceptional experience and professional knowledge within the financial sector that has served the most reputable companies and committees in the industry. This includes Princess Juliana International Airport Operating Company (PJIAE); as exemplified with PJIAE’s capital program where he most recently worked alongside a team and played a pivotal role in successfully raising U.S. $90 million for the company. Additionally, Washington has dutifully served at the Corporate Governance Task Force, the Cabinet of the Minister of Tourism, Economic Affairs, Traffic and Telecommunications, the St. Maarten Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Curacao and St. Maarten as well as, RBC Royal Bank of Canada within the Caribbean and Astute Management.
Washington played an instrumental role in the financial success of many institutions. Creating accurate data analysis and the implementation of profit-maximizing ideas to ensure long-term success throughout the years, he has successfully executed countless Audits, Compliance, Funding, (Corporate) Governance, Risk Management (including insurances), and Policy Advisory.
Washington's ability to develop cooperative international business partnerships based on credibility and integrity continues to bolster business relations whilst simultaneously meeting all financial and operational company needs. Additionally, he has garnered a tremendous amount of experience in Advisory, Corporate Finance, and Treasury expertise.
Washington holds a Master’s degree in Finance, a Master’s degree in Business Administration, and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering. Holding an array of certifications pertaining to auditing, financial management, risk management and more, his knowledge and experience have proven to be an asset throughout the industry both locally and internationally. Moreover, his extensive professional background uniquely positions Washington to develop and implement strategic, results-oriented solutions at N.V. GEBE, with the steadfast focus and dedication to building a sustainable organization.
“As a vested community member, my overarching objective is to diligently employ all required efforts and rebuild N.V. GEBE into a strong, reliable and reputable organization that the staff, consumers, stakeholders, the Supervisory Board of Directors, the Shareholder and overall, the entire community can be proud of,” shares Washington.
N.V. GEBE stands firmly on its mission to serve consumers as a committed company that provides reliable, cost-effective, quality, electricity, water and waste management services in a safe, environmentally friendly, sustainable and innovative manner. Towards this end, ongoing community updates with additional details on various relevant matters will be provided. Please remain abreast of the website: www.nvgebe.com and Facebook page: www.facebook.com/nvgebe, as well as the relevant media outlets for further information.