News Americas, PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Fri. Jan. 24, 2014: Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission (TTSEC) has a new CEO.
The TTSEC’s new CEO has 30 plus years’ experience in finance and management and holds a Bachelor of Science (first class honors) in Management Studies from The University of the West Indies (UWI) and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Western Ontario, Canada.
Iton, 54, ran a private consultancy offering guidance on corporate finance matters with particular emphasis on the structuring of initial public offerings (IPOs) before he served as CEO in 2007.
From 1987 to 2004, he headed the Jamaican Stock Exchange (JSE) and is credited with leading the transformation and modernization of the exchange from a manual operation to a fully computerized marketplace. He was also instrumental in helping shape legislation relating to securities and equity laws.
Iton began his career at one of the Caribbean’s largest corporations, Grace Kennedy, where he was a project manager and corporate planning analyst identifying new business opportunities and providing analysis on acquisitions from 1982 to 1987.
From 1979 to 1982, he was a lecturer in the Department of Management Studies at The University of the West Indies (UWI), where he developed the curriculum in management accounting, financial management and general management.
Lystra Lucillio has been named deputy chief executive officer of TTSEC. She has been employed at the Trinidad and Tobago Securities and Exchange Commission since 2007 and was previously the Commission’s Director, Information Management. She holds undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Management Studies (honours) and a Masters in Business Administration in Finance.