Executive Management
Meet our Executive Management Team
Mr. A. Norman Sabga, LLD (Hon.) UWI; (h.c.) UTT

Executive Chairman,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Anthony N. Sabga III

Group Chief Executive Officer,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Teresa White

Chief Shared Services Officer,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Frances Bain-Cumberbatch

Chief Legal and External Affairs Officer,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Mr. A. Norman Sabga is the Group Chairman of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies. He is the eldest son of the late Dr. Anthony N. Sabga and has two brothers and two sisters. He is married to Alma Sabga and has five children.

Mr. Sabga is part of the legacy of the ANSA McAL Group which was founded over one hundred and thirty years ago in 1881. The Group has operations that stretch from Florida to Guyana and is the largest and most diversified conglomerate in the Caribbean,

The Group is engaged in Manufacturing, Brewing, Packaging, Insurance, Finance and Merchant Banking, Media, Trading & Distribution, Retail, Real Estate Development, Shipping Services and in Automotive and Industrial Equipment. The Group employs approximately 6,000 people.

The ANSA McAL Group is traded on the T&T Stock Exchange and has a Market cap of 10.5 billion $TT at Dec 2017.

Having received his early education in Trinidad and Tobago at St. Andrew’s Private School and at Mount St. Benedict College, Norman Sabga then attended Red Rice College in the United Kingdom and Fordham University in the United States of America. Upon his return to Trinidad, he joined the family business working at Standard Distributors Limited. Over the years he served as Chairman, Managing Director and Director of several of the Group’s Companies. Through his career Norman Sabga has been actively associated with several business institutions in the fields of Trade and Industry.
In October 2015 the Executive Chairman of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies – Mr. A. Norman Sabga was the recipient of a Doctor of Laws Degree, Honoris Causa, from the University of the West Indies and was also awarded a second honorary Doctor of Law from the University of Trinidad and Tobago in October of 2019.

He holds firm to his conviction that determination to succeed and enthusiasm for embracing challenges are often the critical factors for success. Norman Sabga is unwavering in his adherence to the Group’s Core Values. He considers strategic planning, regular performance monitoring and integrity in the conduct of business, as absolute essentials, together with respect and reward for the views and accomplishments of his colleagues.

Norman Sabga maintains the commitment to continued social upliftment everywhere the Group operates and has preserved the legacy on which the ANSA McAL Foundation was established many years ago.

Anthony N Sabga III was appointed as Group Chief Executive Officer of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies in January 2020.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics from City University, United Kingdom, in 2001, Anthony began his career with the Group as the Promotions and Circulations Manager at Trinidad Publishing Company (now Guardian Media Ltd).

In 2002, Mr. Sabga III returned to the United Kingdom to pursue a Masters in International Business Administration at Regents Business School, which he completed in 2003.

His return to Trinidad and Tobago signalled his extraordinary commitment to the Group. Anthony took up the role as an Executive at ANSA McAL’s Head Office in Port of Spain and was responsible for Strategic Development of the Group’s IT Infrastructure, as well as the introduction of Strategic Management Frameworks. He went on to hold positions of General Manager at Classic Motors and President of Carib Beer, USA.

Anthony returned to ANSA McAL’s Head Office in 2010 and assumed the role as Head of Group Business Development, where he was instrumental in successfully directing the Corporate Development agenda.

In 2018, Mr. Sabga III served as Beverage Sector Head of the Group and has since served as the Chairman of the Caribbean Development Company, Champ Fleurs, Trinidad.

Mr Sabga III has held several directorships both within and external to the ANSA McAL Group, namely, ANSA McAL Ltd, ANSA McAL Barbados, Anthony N. Sabga Ltd, Carib Brewery, Caribbean Development Company, Indian River Brewing Company, Carib Brewery (St Kitts) Ltd., Carib Brewery (Grenada) Ltd. ANSA McAL US Inc., ANSA Motors, Guardian Media Ltd., The Heroes Foundation and Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

Teresa White is the Chief Shared Services Officer for the ANSA McAL Group of Companies. Ms. White has extensive experience of strategic human resource management, organisational transformation and change management. She joined the Group’s Parent Board of Directors on June 15th, 2007 as a Non-Executive Director and in January 2011 she assumed the Executive role of Group HR Director until March 2021. In the 10 years prior to this, she successfully led her own independent regional consulting practice and her client base spanned the energy, financial, professional services and telecommunication sectors. Ms. White has a BA (Hons) in Politics from Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London and an MSc (Econ) from the London School of Economics & Political Science, University of London.

An Attorney-at-Law, Frances Bain-Cumberbatch is the Chief Legal and External Affairs Officer of the ANSA McAL Group. Prior to joining the Group, Frances worked at J.D. Sellier & Co. as an Advocate Attorney-at-Law. She gained invaluable practical knowledge and experience in several areas of law including Intellectual Property, Corporate/ Commercial and Industrial Relations. She holds a BA Double Major in French and Spanish from UWI, St. Augustine, a LLB from University of London and a Legal Education Certificate from the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School.

Nicholas Jackman

Group Chief Financial Officer,
ANSA McAL Limited

Mr. Miles Baker

Group Chief Strategy Officer

Ian C. Galt

Group Chief Information Officer,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Amy Lazzari

Chief Human Resource Officer,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Nicholas Jackman is the Group Chief Financial Officer. He also holds several subsidiary board directorships within the Group.

Mr Jackman joined ANSA McAL in 2012 and previously held the role of Head of Business Development, where he was responsible for all mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and minority stake investments. Most notably, he oversaw the Group’s acquisitions of Berger Paints Caribbean and Bank of Baroda Trinidad & Tobago.

Prior to ANSA McAL, Mr. Jackman held the role of Senior Associate – Mergers & Acquisitions at Credit Suisse New York, where he advised on acquisitions & integrations, capital raising and restructuring for financial sponsors (private equity clients), midstream and upstream master limited partnerships (MLPs) and renewable energy sectors. He was also Business Development Manager – Latin America at Baker Hughes Inc. during his eight-year career there.

Mr. Jackman holds a M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and a BSc. (Hons) in Chemical & Process Engineering from The University of the West Indies.

Miles Baker

Group Chief Strategy Officer

Mr. Miles Baker is Group Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) and responsible for building and executing the strategic agenda of the Group.

Mr. Baker holds a BSc from the University College Cardiff.  His vast consultancy experience started in 1998 and comes with multiple global experiences, having worked in 37 countries for 53 different multi-national business operations.

In 2016 Mr. Baker worked at ANSA McAL’s Group Head Office to support the delivery of subsidiary growth projects.  In 2017 he contributed to the Beverage Sector as part of the Sector’s Transformation programme.  Prior to returning to the Group he was CEO and Managing Director of 1.618 Ratio Consulting Ltd., a top leadership and implementation professional service agency.  In 2021 Mr. Baker was appointed as an advisor to Group CEO on the Utilities Council in the Manufacturing Sector.

Mr. Ian C. Galt is the Group Chief Information Officer of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies.
Ian leads the strategy for the Group in creating value through technology, and is responsible for the management, implementation and usability of information and computer technologies.

Mr. Galt is an extensively qualified professional within the ICT and Telecommunications Sectors, with over 40 years of knowledge and experience. He has worked extensively in the UK and Europe for over ten years in addition to having extensive experience working and living in multiple Caribbean locations.

Prior to his return to the ANSA McAL Group, Mr. Galt served as General Manager of Enterprise business at TSTT and has spent the last 27 years working for multinational ICT/Telecommunication companies. These include Digicel Central America and the Caribbean, Cable and Wireless PLC, and Fujitsu.

Ian previously held the position of Group Chief Information Officer and Services Sector Head in the ANSA McAL Group, during the period 2013 to 2017. He also sits on the Board of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Industry and Commerce and is a Committee member of the Trinidad and Tobago IFC (FinTech) Company.

Amy Lazzari has been appointed as ANSA McAL’s Chief Human Resource Officer, effective April 19, 2021.

In this role, she is responsible for developing and executing human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the Group. Her focus is on talent and succession planning with oversight of the Group’s Human Resources and Employee Relations/Industrial Relations functions.

From 2010 to 2016, Amy held successive HR positions in the Group with responsibility for Change Management, transformation and talent. Before re-joining the group, she most recently held the role of Senior HR Business Partner at British American Tobacco, with responsibility for the Caribbean regional HR agendas.

Ms Lazzari began her HR career with ten years work experience in Canada, with various multi-national organizations and has also served on the Boards of the TTMA and Standards Distributors Ltd.

Jerome Borde

Automotive Sector Head,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Peter Hall

Beverage Sector Head,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Adam N. Sabga

Construction Sector Head
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Fazal Arman

Distribution Sector Head,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Jerome Borde is currently Sector Head – Automotive. After University, he joined McEnearney Business Machines (MBM) as a Marketing Representative in 1986 and then went to ABEL as their Export Manager in 1988. He then joined ANSA Automotive as the Divisional Manager in 1989 and was appointed General Manager of Class Motors in 1994. After 9 years, Jerome was appointed Managing Director of ANSA Automotive in 2003. He has served on many Boards including MBM, MQI and ANSA Chemicals. Currently Mr Borde sits on the Board of the National Energy Skills Centre (NESC). He is currently President of the Automotive Dealers Association of Trinidad & Tobago (ADATT). Jerome has a BSc from the University of Florida and an MBA from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

Peter J. Hall is the Sector Head of Beverage with the ANSA McAL Group of Companies. Prior to his current role, Peter was President of Dean & DeLuca Consumer Brands in New York. This followed a decade with HEINEKEN which included roles as General Manager License Markets and SVP of Sales and Marketing for the Americas Region. He has also worked with Treasury Wine Estates (Beringer), Diageo and Marakon Associates. Peter holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Melbourne and Master’s from Cambridge University, England.

Adam N. Sabga currently holds several directorships within the Group, with his latest appointment being Chairman of the Board of Directors of Berger Paints Trinidad Ltd (BPTL) in August 2018. He also assumed the role of Sector Head for the Construction Sector in March 2018. He previously held the position of Managing Director of Standards Distributors Ltd. & Sales (Barbados) Ltd and Bell Industries Ltd since 2013.

Adam joined the Group in 2007 as a Project Engineer at Alstons Building Enterprises Ltd. (ABEL) and served in the position of General Manager of ABEL Building Solutions prior to his move to Standards.

Mr. Sabga holds a B.E in Civil Engineering from the University of the West Indies and an Executive MBA from the Arthur Lok Jack Graduate School of Business.

Fazal Arman is currently Sector Head of Distribution with the ANSA McAL Group of Companies. He is also on the Boards of Alstons Marketing Co. Ltd., ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd., ANSA McAL Trading (Guyana) Limited, Bryden Stokes Ltd., and Tobago Marketing Company. Mr. Arman has over 25 years’ experience in distribution, sales and marketing. Prior to joining the Group, he was a Senior Multinational Executive at Johnson & Johnson, responsible for the Caribbean markets.

Mr. Arman has a BSc in Industrial Management from the University of the West Indies.

Andy Mahadeo

Manufacturing Sector Head,
ANSA McAL Group of Companies

Joseph Rahael

Managing Director,
Real Estate, ANSA McAL Limited

Andy Mahadeo is a Mechanical Engineer by profession and a member of both the Association of Professional Engineers and the Board of Engineering of Trinidad and Tobago. He started his professional career in the Energy sector working for both local and international oil service companies before joining the ANSA McAL Group in 1994. During his time with ANSA McAL, Andy successfully progressed through the ranks of Maintenance Engineer to Operations Manager and then on to Managing Director of ANSA McAL Chemicals Ltd. Throughout his career, he has been able to consistently demonstrate the creativity, energy, passion and focus on people basics that are the hallmarks of the Group’s core values.

Mr. Joseph Rahael is the Managing Director – Real Estate at ANSA McAL Limited. Reporting directly to the Group CEO, the role represents a critical addition to the Group’s Executive Leadership team, with specific focus on the real estate and properties portfolios.

After graduating from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Rahael worked extensively in the field of real estate development, gaining twenty-five (25) years’ experience in both real estate development and property management, locally and regionally. Joseph joined Amera Caribbean Development Limited in 2002, and as Managing Director, had key responsibility for the planning and completion of some major development projects inclusive of: Price Plaza Chaguanas, South Park, The Renaissance at Shorelands, and Briar Place, St Clair. Since 2017, he has been an Independent Real Estate Developer and Consultant, providing consultancy and advisory services on real estate opportunities within Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean.

Mr. Rahael has overall responsibility and accountability for the operation and management of the ANSA McAL Real Estate division.